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to this article hee cannot depose saving his precedent deposition and saving hee
beleeveth the respective summes schedulate are due to the respective persons schedulate for
their respective wages./

To the 7th hee saith hee referreth him selfe to the Registry of the court for
probate of wills and graunting Administrations. And further cannot depose

To the 8th hee referreth him selfe to the Registry of this Court and further
cannot depose/

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

To the Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee expecteth to receave
his wages after the rate of thirty foower shillings a moneth of the Executrix
of the sayd Keeble the Master hee the sayd Keeble and his Mate in behalfe of
the Owners hyring this deponent) or else of the Owners, which of them hath
most right to pay the same and for the rest of the Interrogatorie hee hath satisfied the
contents thereof in his foregoeing deposition soe farr as hee can./

To the 2 hee saith the reason of his this deponents deserting the service of
the sayd shipp us for that hee, and the sayd Sandford, and others of her company
were as aforesayd kept prisoner aboard the dunkirke man of warr, till such
tyme as they gott shoare upon Parrole, by which meanes hee and
they never came to a sight of the sayd shipp Elizabeth and dorothy whereby
to goe againe aboard her and serve in her, and hath not receaved his
wages but hopeth to recover it if the parties in this suite doe recover theirs, and
to the rest of the Interrogatorie hee answereth negatively for
that hee knoweth the master and all the sayd shipps company did doe their true endeavour to
defend the sayd shipp and ladeing and that the Company did fight and not reduse to
traverse the gunnes but traverse them and doe their utmost to defend the sayd shipp
and saith the Interrogate henry Kenyon did not take downe the aunthient
nor cry out for quarter till hee was commanded soe to doe by the sayd
William Blunt the masters mate and Part Owner of the shipp./

To the last videlicet the 3d hee saith hee did not desert the sayd shipp nor soe much
as knew shee was retaken by the English till after hee came into England
upon his parrolle nor did any of the rest who were prisoners, and saith if
hee had knowne where to have gone to her before her departure from England
againe, hee would have returned into the service of her, and soe hee verily
beleeveth would the sayd Sandforth and the rest who were prisoners have done./
the marke of the sayd


John Worke [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the sayd allegation
Rp. 2us

James Massey of Ratcliff in the parish of Stepney and County
of Middlesex mariner aged forty one yeeres or thereabouts a
Wittnesse sworne and examined saith and deposeth as
followeth videlicet./