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the said shipp became leake and received and shipped abundance of sea water and was ready
to sinke, Whereupon theise deponents and the rest of the said company
for the saving of their lives and the said shipp and goods, were enforced
to stave and did stave and breake abroad in the hold of the said shipp
foure butss of wine lying uppermost and neerest to hand, towards
the shipps lightening, and were likewise enfrced to cast off their shipps
boate and let her fall into the sea, by which shee is lost; And further
that the said dammage came and was occasioned meerly by the
said storme and casualtie of the sea, and not by any insufficiencie in
the shipp of fault in the master or company or any of them. And
lastly that in and by occasion of the said storme the said shipp lost two
of her anchors one whereof was washt away from her bough, and that
they theise deponents and the rest of the company were alsoe forced
to heave over board towards the said shipps lightening in the said storme
for saving of their lives shipp and goods. And they say that if any of the goods
are damnified the same happened by the said storme and [XXXXX ?wether] and
not otherwise.

Tristram kerton [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]
William higgs [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 16th January 1657.

On the behalfe of Humphry}
Aldington and Mathew Aldington}
London Merchant touching a
[XXXX] Valentine of London}
Robert Bankes Master}

Rp. 1us

Joseph Bankes of Wapping Mariner aged 26 yeeres
or thereabouts sworne before the right worshipfull John Godolphin



Primary sources



PROB 11/368/165 Will of Matthias Aldington, Merchant of Bristol, Gloucestershire 05 November 1681