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To the sixth article he deposeth and saith that when the
sayd shipp was at Aberdee there were aboard her
55 or 56 persons (Mariners and passengers) and that there
was not then (quite) forty pounds of bread and but
very little flesh and fish, Indeed soe little that
had the shipp ventured for London and mett with a
contrary wind the Company must of necessity have
famished, besides the imminent perill of the shipps
perishing by reason of the shipps weaknes
And further he cannot depose./

To the seaventh article he deposeth that there was by the
Captaines order such a boate made at Aberdee as is
arlate, but it was never made use of And further
he cannot depose./

To the eight he deposeth that iust as the boate predeposed
of in the preceding article was finished and going
over board the shipps Company did espy (which was on
the 19th of January 1656 at night) a boate making to
them, who provd to be the arlate William Spenser a
Pylott, which sayd Spenser was hired and ordered by the
arlate William Croford to conduct and carry the sayd
shipp to Pennarth, and that accordingly she did arrive there
about upon the twentith of January 1656, where upon
the sayd shipps arrival there the sayd Croford went
presently ashoare And further he cannot depose./

To the nineth article he deposeth that he this deponent and the
arlate Upton, Woodfall and Nicholls, being sent for ashoare
by the arlate Croford did on the 21th of January 1656 goe
unto him the sayd Croford being then at Cardiff, and
that he the sayd Croford having prepared an instrument
or writing before their comming, did afterwards cause it to be
read unto this deponent as the sayd Upson
Woodfall and Nicholls before the Magistrate of the Townne
where they, the sayd Croford and the rest did make a
protest upon oath against the storme predeposed, and that
it was upon and by the extremity of weather and fury of
the Seas in the sayd storme that what goods were throwne overboard
was done for the preservation of the shipp and the rest
of the goods And further he cannot depose./

To the tenth article he deposeth that the sayd shipp did lye
at Pennarth from the 20th of January 1656 to the 24th
day of the same month and that in the interim the sayd Croford
did never come aboard her and that on the sayd 24th
of January about noone he the sayd Croford came aboard
and brought with him the arlate Nicholas Skidmore a
pilott who by the order of the sayd Croford did pilott her
to Kingroade arlate, and that when she went from Pennarth
she left an anchor behind her, and had some damage done
unto her by reason of the foulenes of the ground And
further he cannot depose.