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said lighter (,amongest which were upwards of thirtie chests of
sugar) the lighter went ashore. And saith that all the said goods
and sugars, soe put into the lighter, were at the time of
such the putting the same aboard her, drie and well conditioned
of this deponents sight and knowledge, who was Carpenter of
the Six Brothers, and assisted in putting the said sugars out of
the shipp into the lighter: And saith the arlate William Greene
was the time arlate and is master, and the arlate Edward lewes
the arlate Nathaniell Townsend, and saith hee had
sugars amongst those that were soe put into the said lighter
and this deponent hath heard him and others say, that some of
his sugars were damnified when they came ashore , but what
number of chests of sugar hee had hee knoweth not. nd
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee saith that what soever dammage was
found in the said sugars or any of them when they came ashore
and were there delivered, befell them after their putting into
the said lighter, and not by any defect or insufficiencie of or
in the six Brothers, or default or neglect of any of the
Six Brothers company, yeelding a reason of his knowledge as
aforesaid. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

Repeated with his precontest before/
doctor Godolphin,

The marke of W:m WV Venus. [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The 10th of September, 1657:

Charity of London George
Prince Master/.

George Prince of London Mariner,
aged 30 yeeres or thereabouts sworne before
the right worshippfull John Godolphin doctor of Lawes
one of the Judges of the High Cort of Admiraltie of
England, saith and deposeth as followeth. Videlicet

That hee this Examinate is Master, and Comander of
the shipp the Charity of London of the burthen of 240 Tunne
or thereabouts, and that shee belongeth to this Port of
London, and that this deponent ffrancis Prince, William Peacock[e GUTTER]
and Robert Stiles, were and are the true Lawfull
owners and Proprietors of the said shipp, and of her
tackle, and furniture, and all the Appurtenances thereunto
belonging, and were and are all English Men, and
subiects of this Commonwealth, and for such Comonly
accounted; And this deponent further saith, that hee this deponent
did goe (with the Consent of some of the owners of the sayd shipp



George Prince


Primary sources



PROB 11/334/164 Will of George Prince 28 October 1670