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To the Interrogatories: [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee beleeveth that the said John de Swaen
(who is about 40 yeers old in this deponents [?and] [?judgment]) is a native
of Amsterdam, And otherwise cannot answere being as aforesaid

To the second hee saith that the said John de Swaens wife is living with
him at Amsterdam, and otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the third hee saith hee is a native of Utrecht, and otherwise
negatively for his part and otherwise hee cannot answer.

Repeated with his protest before John Godolphin/.

Charles Gabrij./ [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The sixth day of March 1655.

Examined upon the sayd Allegation.

Abraham Baldeÿ of St Nicholas Lane London merchant aged [XXXXolas Lane, London"]
six yeares or thereabouts a witness sworne and examined saith as
followeth. videlicet.

To the sayd Allegation this deponent saith that hee knoweth well the parties allegat
Reynaldo and John de Swaen and so sawe the same for about these five or six yeares last upon
for and during all which tyme they the sayd Reynaldo and De Swaen had
beene and still are commonly accounted and reported natives of Holland, and saith
of the Lords the states of the united Provinces. And this deponent been
acquainted with the sayd parties att Amsterdam, where himselfe was borne
and hath lived for the most part of his tyme. And hee knoweth that Reynaldo
Swaen is an Inhabitant in the sayd City of Amsterdam and so hath beene
for allegate tyme this deponent hath knowne him being five or six yeares
aforesayd; And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the Crosse Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first and second hee saith he hath knowne the sayd Reynaldoe six yeares and [?upon XXXX]
likewise his mother, but his father was dead before this resident knew him as
the sayd Peter Reynaldoes other was an inhabitant in Amsterdam, and [XXX]
there by overall repute as aforesaid, And for about a yeare or something
more he lived at Cadiz in Spaine as a factor, but this habitation att [XXX]
this Rendent knoweth not. And for the sayd Swaen' he referreth himselfe to [XX]
he hath predeposed. And further or otherwise cannot answere, saving
the sayd Reynaldo is about twenty six yeares of age And the sayd
de Swaen about forty yeares of age And saving the said Reynaldo lived in [XXX]
[?for] the tyme this deponent first knew him till hee came to Cadiz as a factor.

To the third hee saith that he was borne at Amsterdam as aforesayd. And further
otherwise than negatively cannot answere.

Repeated before John Godolphin.

Abraham B[?aldey] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]



Primary sources



PROB 11/297/43 Will of Abraham Balde, Merchant of Saint Mary at Hill, City of London 15 March 1660