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To the fifth hee saith hee is not a master of a shipp, but hath
used to to saile in the qualitie of masters mate, and otherwise negatively.

To the last hee knoweth not the merchants expectations in the cause
interrogated, but conceiveth they expect to make the best gaine they can both outward
and homewards.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

William Lynzey [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The eighth of June 1657.

Tasker against the Elizabeth and against}
Guy. Clements. ffrancklin}

Exámined upon the libell.

Rp. .j.

Captaine Alexander Twiddy of Westminster
aged 45 yeares or thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the first and second árticles of the said allegation and the schedule
therein mentioned and now shewed unto him, hee saith hee well knew the
arlate Leonard Guy in his life time, and then hee the said Leonard was the
time arlate commonly accounted lawfull owner and proprietor of
the Elizabeth hulke arlate and of her tackle, apparell and furniture
And further that on the eight and twentieth day of June 1653 hee
this deponent was present in the shopp of Thomas Bruce a
Scrivener in king streete Westminster and did see the said Leonard Guy
then and there seale, and for his act and deed deliver the
said schedule or bill of sale to the arlate Mary Taylor (then and there
alsoe present) which being soe donne hee this examinate and the said
Thomas Bruce put their hands thereto as witnesses as now appeareth,
And saith that ever since the sale mentioned in the said bill, the said
Mary Taylor hath bin and is commonly accounted the lawfull owner and
proprietor of the said hulke, tackle, apparell and furniture, and for
such the said Leonard severall times after the said sealing and delivery
acknowledged her. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the third hee cannot depose, saving as aforesaid.

To the fourth and fifth hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

Alexander Twidie [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Exámined upon the fore said libell

Rp. 2.

Richard Dyricke of Redrith in the County of Surrey
citizen and Cloth worker of London, aged 56 yeeres or
thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the first and second articles hee saith hee well knew the arlate
Leonard Guy in his lifetime, and well knoweth the producent Mary
Taylor and the alsoe the Elizabeth hulke arlate, whereof hee saith the
said Mary is commonly reputed owner and proprietor, and commonly
said to have bought her of the said Guy, whom this deponent in his
life time hath severall times heard say and acknowledge that hee had
by bill of sale sold the said hulke to the said Mary. And otherwise hee
cannot depose.



Primary sources

Captain Alexander Twiddy



C 10/14/123 James Parker v Alexander Twiddy: money matters, Cornwall 1651


PROB 11/250 Aylett 373-425 Will of Roger Tweedy of Stepney, Middlesex 12 October 1655
DEFINITE MATCHED RECORD: PROB 11/257/215 Will of Thomas Bruce, Scrivener of Westminster, Middlesex. 14 July 1656