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To the third hee saith that hee hath only ever made Cyprus his last
Port of lading, homewards, namely in the said yeare 1654 in the Chase and
never came from Cyprus to Zant but hath gonne from Zant to Cyprus,
and saith that many shipps from Cyprus bound for England, take Zant
in their way to touch at, but this deponent in the said two voyages from Cyprus
Cyprus to London never touched there, and otherwise hee cannot depose
saving his foregeing deposition to which hee referreth himselfe, and saving
hee continueth the Barbary coast to

To the 4 hee saith hee hath seene but was never aboard the Thomas
Bonadventure; and otherwise saving his foregoeing deposition to which hee
referreth himselfe hee cannot answere.

To the 5th hee cannot answere.

To the 6th negatively for his part and otherwise hee cannot answere.

To the 7th hee saith there is noe other way for shipping from
Cyprus to London to England but by the Streights mouth, and
saith the Thomas Bonadventure coming out of the Mediteranean
to for England , must of necessitie come through the Streights mouth or noe
was or. and saith it may happen by adverse windes that a shipp
comming from Salina Roade for the Streights mouth cannot keepe
a direct course but must board it sometimes one way and sometimes
another to take the advantage of the winde for her course, and
may be constreined sometimes to goe 30 leagues while out of her direct
course. and otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the 8th hee saith that hee never heard of any that from Cyprus
for London were by Confirm as being constrained by contrary windes,
or fowle weather XXX and otherwise he cannot answer.

To the 9th hee saith this the land coile not give leave to a shipp to
saile in a direct line from Salina to the Streights mouth, and this
deponent (and as hee beleeveth many others) crossing from the Cyprus,
having have from the coast of Candy, Malta or Sicilia sailed
or bin put by contrary windes to the Barbary coast, and this
deponent hath donne it twice and saith there from Candy
to the Barbary shore is above 25 leagues, from Malta about 17
and from [?XXXXXX] Sicilia 22; and otherwise hee cannot answere saving
as aforesaid.

To the tenth hee saith that in case the master of a shipp doe not
obey the order of his freighters or their factors in going away or
staying as they command, the said factors use presently to protest
against him for the same, if he factor be present. And otherwise hee
cannot answer.

To the 11th hee saith it is usuall amoungst masters and mariners
marchants, that where the factors to whom shipps are consigne have
not sufficient goods of the freighters to lade them withall, for the
said factors (unlesse they have order to the contrary) to fill or supplie
the defect of lading with other mens goods; this hee meaneth where
the shipp is not freighed by the moneth: and otherwise hee cannot

To the 12th hee saith it is usual for a shipp comming to take in and