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did in Company of the Seniora da Conceisao and other shipps set out
from ffarnambuco about the thirteenth of September last the arlate
Nicholas Simons (by order of her sayd Owner Martines) goeing
Master of her, And saith the sayd shipp Nostra Seniora da Rosario
Saint Gonsaluo was and is in this deponents Judgment of the burthen of one
hundre and sixty tonnes or thereabouts And further to these
articles hee cannot depose

To the 4th hee saith hee well knoweth the sayd John Martines
Cascaes and saith hee is a subiect of the King of Portugall and
liveth in LIsbone, and is commonly reputed a Native of Cascaes
a place not farr from Lisbone under the dominion of the sayd King
of Portugall And for a subiect of the sayd King is comonly reputed

To the 5th hee saith that hee this deponent coming in the shipp Nostra
Seniora da Conseisao whereof hee was a mariner in Company of
the sayd shipp Nostra Seniora da Rosario Saint Gonsalvo and other Portugall shipps from Brazeele
bound for Lisbone knoweth that the sayd shipp Saint Gonsalvo together with the sayd other shipp whereof this deponent was a Mariner, and other
shipps in their Company were surprized and taken about thirty
leagues from Lisbone by a squadron of shipps whose Commander
and Mariners gave them selves out to be dutch men Subiects of
the States of the United Provinces And saith that the dutch
Mariners put aboard the Nostra Seniora da Consisao did carrie
her first to Plymouth and after shee had bin three dayes carried
her thence to Rotterdam in holland and carried this deponent prizoner
with them thither, where this deponent credibly heard, as hee alsoe did
since hee came from Rotterdam in to England, that the sayd shipp
Nostra Seniora da Rosario Saint Gonsalvo and her ladeing was by the dutch mariners
put aboard her carried to dartmouth arlate where
shee and her ladeing are since her coming thither imbargoed, the
sayd shipp and her tackle and furniture as belonging to the sayd
Martines and her ladeing as belonging to others subiects alsoe of the
King of Portugall And further hee cannot depose/

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true./

Interprested by mee
George Whillers [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]



The 20th day of May 1658./ [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined on the foresayd allegation./

Rp. 2

John Tuffley of the parish of Saint Olave hartestreete
London Cooper aged twenty one yeares or thereabouts
a wittnesse sworne and examined saith
and deposeth as followeth videlicet./



John Tufley


(1) Check printed parish records of Saint Olave Hart Street for 1660s - I think I saw the Tufley name in the births section (16/01/14, CSG)

- But no sign of a John Tufley, or any Tufley, in London 1666 hearth tex returns for Saint Olaves Hart Street [May have been too young to be a householder, since only 21 years of age in May 1658]

(2) Transcribe PROB 11/385/256 Will of John Tuffley, Cooper of Saint Botolph Aldgate London 22 November 1686


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PROB 11/385/256 Will of John Tuffley, Cooper of Saint Botolph Aldgate London 22 November 1686