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And hee verily beleeveth that had not the sayd Bellinger promised as
aforesayd to beare the losse of the sayd hogsheads of sugar in case they perished by
reason of storme or enymyes as aforesayd the sayd Croford and Company
would not have receaved them aboard And further hee cannot depose/

To the Interrogatories/ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first (the danger of periurie being declared unto him as required) hee
saith hee was only a foremast man of the Gilbert the voyage in question and never
sawe or knew the sayd bellinger before hee came aboard the Gilbert to goe and did goe
passenger in her to the Barbados and saith hee hath knowne the producent Keats
only since this suite began./

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith hee hath receaved all his wages for the voyage in question
save twenty five shillings which hee beleeveth is stopped by reason of the losse
of the sugar in question./

To the 3 Interrogatorie hee saith hee knoweth not who signed the bills of ladeing Interrate
And saith some planters of the Barbados came in Company with the sayd
Bellinger the tyme Interrate but their names hee knoweth not/

To the 4th hee saith the eight hogsheads of sugar aforesayd were stowed
betweene decks abaft the mayne mast And saith there were stowed alsoe
fustick, sugars, and Cotton, and fyrewood for the shipps provision, but to
whome the fustick sugars and Cottons aforesayd belonged hee knoweth not nor
their quantitie And saith hee beleeveth that Barbados Merchants doe when
the hold is full stowe goods between decks of shipps, but not when shipps
habe laden in and stowed soe much betweene decks before hand as the Gilbert
had when the eight hogsheads aforesayd were brought to be stowed And
further hee cannot answere/

To the 5th hee saith hee beleeveth that if the shipp Interrogate and her
Owners bee freed of the sammage in question hee shall receave the twenty
five shillings which is stopped of his wages and soe the sayd
Keate did promise this deponent./.

To the 6th hee saith hee favoureth all the parties litigant alike and
desyreth right may prevaile in this cause/

To the last hee saith hee hath satisfied the contents thereof in his
forefoeing deposition./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/

the marke of the sayd
Bartholomew B Wells


The 22th of January 1657.

Amery con hart.

Examined upon the fore said allegation.

9. 1w. in A. 14.


William Lane of London Merchant aged 26 yeares or
thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first, second, third, fourth and fifth articles hee saith and deposeth
that hee well kneweth the Wilde boare arlate the time arlate
and alsoe well kneweth the producent Thomas Amery and the arlate



William Lane


Primary sources



PROB 11/362/503 Will of William Lane, Salter of London. 20 April 1680