HCA 13/72 f.13r Annotate

From MarineLives
Jump to: navigation, search

Expand this area to see details of page purpose, how to register, how to add footnotes, and useful links.


This page is for the annotation of HCA 13/72 f.13r.

Annotations can be viewed by everyone on a read-only basis.

For more information on MarineLives and the MarineLives Annotation Project read our Shipping News blog entries:

Annotating Marine Lives, May 1st 2013
Adding value to primary documents, May 8th 2013
Witnesses in Court, 1657-1658 (May 9th, 2013)

Registration to annotate documents

Registration is required to contribute annotations to this page and to other pages in the wiki.

You can register using the following Form, and we will issue you with a UserName and Password for the wiki.

Text formatting

The MarineLives transcription platform is built on MediaWiki, which uses wiki markup to format text. For a guide showing how to produce italics, bold, escaped text and headings, see the MediaWiki page on formatting; there are also guides for internal and external links, image embedding, tables, and more on lists.

Adding footnotes

  • Go into edit mode
  • Insert immediately after the sentence or phrase you wish to annotate the following macro:<ref>This is the footnote text</ref>
  • Replace 'This is the footnote text' with the footnote you wish to add, using the format: first name, surname, title, (place of publication, date of publication), page or folio number
  • Save the page

For more information and advanced formatting, including how to add and format links within the footnote, see the Wikipedia help on footnotes. This uses the same markup formatting.

Example footnote template:

  • ''HCA 13/XX f.XXXX Case: XXXX; Deposition: XXXX; Date: XXXX. Transcribed by XXXX''<ref>[http://XXXXX Electronic link to a digital source]</ref>

Suggested links

Annotate HCA 13/64 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/65 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/68 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/69 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/70 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/71 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/72 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/73 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/74 Volume Page
Marine Lives Tools


HCA 13/72 f.13r: Right click on image for full size image in separate window


servant of his precontest William Lee and George Webber factors of
the said Mr Warren and of the said other persons there, and sawe
there the account of the said goods and effects, and the said seizure
by the said officers of the king of Spaine.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin:/:

Richard Wylde [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 20th of June 1657./

A busines of Assurance promoted by}
Thomas Middleton Commander of}
the Elizabeth and Mary}

Examined on certaine Interrogatories on behalfe of Captaine Thomas

Rp X X cop: jus

Esiah Isbell now of Wapping but late of Kerrey in Ireland Mariner
aged 30 yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne before the worshippfull
doctor Godolphin one of the Judges of the high Court of Admiralty
saith as followeth./

To the first second and third Interrogatories hee saith hee well know the Elizabeth and Mary
Interrogate whereof hee saith the Interrogate Middleton was Commander, and
was one of her Company as a Common Mariner the voyage Interrogate, and
saith hee thereby knoweth the sayd shipp in her passage home from Zant to London
upon or about the second of January 1656 did meete with very thick weather
by meanes whereof shee came on ground upon the rocks and sands called
the Ow[?re]s neere the Isle of Wight, and there soe beate upon the Rocks and sands
that shee thereby there damnified and brake her false Keele and about
fifteene foote of her mayne Keele, and brake her sand streake on both sides,
and lost her Rudder and Irons thereto belonging, and brake her mayne post
and her Tiller, and lost her longe boate (it being there broken a peeces) and alsoe
the Windles, and davids, and lost there one Anchor of about sixteene hundred
weight, and about halfe of her best bower cable which was a bout a fowerth part
worne and was about fowerteene Inches thick, and about two third parts of
a new hawser of sixe Inches thick, And saith that the sayd shipp afterwards
getting into the Isle of Wight procured a new Rudder to bee sent from Portsmouth
which being put on the sayd shipp put out to Sea againe and the said shipp coming
over a place called the horse neere the fflatts there struck upon the horse by the
violence of the tyde and there broke the sayd new Ruther and lost the Irons thereof
but what the repayres of all the sayd dammages receaved cost, or what
to estimate the sayd dammages at hee knoweth not, the premisses hee deposeth
being one of the sayd shipps Company and seeing all the premisses soe
happen as before us expressed. And further to these Interrogatories hee cannot depose/

Esa: is-bell [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day./ [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined on the sayd Interrogatories/

Rp. 2us

George Steward now of Shadwell but late of Invernesse in
Scotland Mariner and Carpenter of the Elizabeth and
Mary a wittnes sworne as abovesayd saith and deposeth
as followeth.

To the first second and third Interrogatorie hee saith hee well knew the Interrogate
shipp the Elizabeth and Mary whereof the Interrogate Thomas Middleton was Master