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the present warr brake out betwixt England and Spaine namely in
or about the moneth of October 1655 the said Nicholas Warren and
the rest of the persons aforesaid were owners of, and had in the Canarie
Islands goods merchandizes and effects amounting to the severall summes
mentioned and expressed in the schedule annexed to the said Interrogatories, all
which were in or about the said moneth seized on by the officers of
the king of Spaine, and the said Nicholas Warren and all other persons
aforesaid utterly deprived thereof, whereby they sustained
losse the severall summes mentioned in the said schedule, amounting in
all to the summe of two hundred thirtie nine thousand seaven hundred
thirty six Rialls, and in sterling money to five thousand, nine hundred
ninetie three pounds eight shillings and one penny, besides ˹losse of˺ the
proffit the same might have produced in retournes for England.
All which hee knoweth being with his precontest William Lee
factor for the said persons at the said Islands, and particulaly
acquainted with the said goods (consisting tof the most part in wines)
and effects, and with the said seizure by the said kings officers,
and depriving thereby the said owners thereof.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

George Webber [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Exámined upon the foresaid Interrogatories


Richard Wilde of London merchant, aged 19 yeeres
or thereabouts sworne and exámined as aforesaid.

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee well knoweth the interrate
Nicholas Warren, John Bancks, John Heringer, George Toriano,
Richard Westcombe, Walter Tuckfeild, William Lea, George Lea
and George Webber, and saith they were and are all English men and
merchants and subiects of this Commonwealth and for such commonly

To the second ánd third Interrogatories and schedule or account in the
third Interrogatorie mentioned and annexed, hee saith and deposeth that
in the moneth of October 1655 and when the warr broke out betwixt
England and Spaine, the said Nicholas Warren and the rest of the
said persons [XXXd] and were owners and proprietors of wines and
other merchandizes and effects on the Canary islands amounting to the
severall summes mentioned in the said schedules, and that upon in that
said moneth all the said goods, merchandizes and effects were seized
by the officers of the king of Spaine, and the said Mr Warren and
other persons aforesaid deprived thereof, whereby they have sustained
losse to the summes comprized in the said schedule, amounting in all
in Sterling money to the summe of five thousand, nine hundred, ninetIe
three pounds eight shillings and one penny, besides the losse of the
proffit the same would have yeelded in retournes for England, All [?this GUTTER]
hee knoweth because hee was then resident at the said Islands and



Richard Wilde


Primary sources



PROB 11/359/336 Will of Richard Wild, Merchant of the City of Canaria of City of London 10 March 1679