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To the first article hee saith that the arlate William Keeble since deceased was in
the moneths and tyme arlate in the yeare 1656 master of the arlate shipp
the Elizabeth and dorothy and did execute the place and office of Master of her
the voyage in question soe long as hee therein lived, and for master of her
was Commonly reputed this hee knoweth being one of the sayd shipps company
the sayd voyage And saith hee knoweth being one of the sayd shipps company
the sayd voyage And saith (as hee verily beleeveth the sayd Keeble was constituted
Master by the arlate Yarwood and other the Owners of the sayd shipp and executed
this sayd place with their consent./

To the 2 hee saith hee being one of her company as aforesayd thereby knoweth
that the sayd Sandford and Company whose names are mentioned in the
schedule arlate now read to him at this his examination did all serve in the
sayd shipp the voyage in question in the severall places and
qualities theire in mentioned and beleeveth they were shipped to serve
in her (as this deponent well knoweth hee him selfe was) by the arlate Mr
Keeble and his mate William Blunt who was also a part Owner of the
sayd shipp, and saith hee this deponent being a foremast man was hyred
at thirty three shillings a moneth for the sayd voyage which was to bee
from London to Ireland and thense to ffrance, and thense back to Ireland
and thense back to ffrance and thense back to London where the voyage was
to end, but at what rates the persons schedulate were hyred hee knoweth
not for that hee was not present at their hyreing And further saveing his
subsequent deposition hee cannot depose/

To the 3 article of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee was one of
the shipps Company as aforesayd hee knoweth that the arlate Sandford
and the rest of the Mariners in the sayd schedule mentioned (except the
John Cooper who was shipped about tenn dayes after at Portsmouth)
did togeather with this deponent enter into whole pay at Gravesend in the
sixteenth of October 1656 on which day shee sett sayle thense bound
for Waxford in Ireland, and by the way at Portsmouth about tenn dayes after
her departure from Gravesend shipped the sayd John Cooper and thense went
with her ladeing to Waxford where shee safely arrived and discharged
her ladeing and tooke in other ladeing ther and went with that safe to
Nants in ffrance and there made a full discharge thereof about the latter
end of ffebruary last 1656 and there tooke in other goods and sett sayle
thense therewith bound for Corke in Ireland, but in her course thitherward
was sett upon by a dunkirke man of warr and after a fight whereein the
Master and the arlate Lindsey were slayne and fower or five more of the
sayd shipps company wounded) shee was taken upon the thirteenth or March last 1656. and being soe seized the
dunkirker tooke this deponent and his precontest John Worke and the
arlate Sandford, and John Renfeild henry Kenyon William Abbott daniell
Oadwell and John Cooper in the sayd schedule named and George Greene the [XXXX GUTTER]
and Amos ffoard and haniball Jennings out of the sayd shipp and put
them aboard his man of warr and put others of his man of warrs