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To the fourteenth hee saith that after the said second retourne from the
Morea, and while shee was at Zant, and that the said voyage for Cassandra
was past over, the said factors (as this deponent understood) let the said shipp
to freight for a voyage to be therewith made for Tunis, bet which this
deponent and all the company were readie and desirous to have gonne,
but howe the same came not to take effect or whereto was to be taken or who was tthe freighter
hee cannot as hee saith depose, And otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the 15th hee saith that John Brookes one of the said shipps company went
and lay three or foure dayes and nights ashore at Zant, and others of the company
went nowe and then ashore when there was nothing to doe in the shipp, but came
orderly aboard againe the same day, and otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 16th hee saith that while the said shipp was at Zant one John
Jackson one of the company being ashore and in drinke fell out with the said
John dobson upon occasion (as it was said) that the said dobson reviled and
called him dogg, but that hee beate or shoake him this deponent knoweth not
nor hath heard, nor doth not beleeve the same, because (had the same happened)
hee beleeveth hee must needs have heard of it. And otherwise hee cannot

To the 17th hee saith that some of the company being bound out to sea
and leaving their wives in want, they have bin constrained as hee beleaveth
to take what they could get, and lesse than was due to them for their wages for
the said voyage, And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 18th hee referreth him selfe to his foregoeing deposition and cannot
otherwise answer, saving the said Captaine both staid and sailed when and
as hee was directed by the said factors at Zant, and when hee went from
Zant they sent Thomas dobson along with him for Argostol, referring
himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the 19th hee saith that the said fustick which the said shipp brought home
to England was laden at Zant by the said John dobson and Richard farrington
and saith the said shipp first made and went into Plimouth, the first
port upon her arivall that shee went into.

To the 20 and 21th negatively saving as aforesaid.

To the 22th negatively.

Beniamin: Dimmocke [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.


The 23th of June 1656.

Exámined upon the fore said allegation.

Rp. 3

John Godden of Wapping in the County of Middlesex Gunner
of the shipp the George Bonadventure, aged 62 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and exámined.

To the first árticle hee saith and deposeth that the time arlate the
producents John Crany, Thomas Chamberlaine and company were (and are)
owners of the shipp the George Bonadventure, and for such commonly accounted
which hee knoweth being Gunner of her. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second árticle hee cannot depose, saving what followeth.

To the third 4. and 5 árticle hee saith and deposeth that the said John Cranye was
the voyage in question master and commander of the said shipp the George
Bonadventure, and that the said shipp within the time arlate did here in this
port take in deale boards, corne, stronge beare, lard, certaine bales of goods