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the ffore Maste, and that about eight dayes in the sayd
storme by reason of its violence and extremity the
ffore=Mast was carryed away together with the Boltspright
Insoemuch that the shipps Mariners were compelled
to putt up some peeces of mast that were lost and
some sailes patcht together, by the helpe whereof and
by the great care and paines=taking of the sayd
Master and Mariners (with Gods blessing thereupon)
they came unto kingsale, But he saith that some of
the said shipps Company (such was the violence of the
storme) did even dispaire, and did aske him this
deponent what he thought, whether notwithstanding
all they did or could doe, yet they should not save
their lives, and this deponent made answeare, that by
Gods blessing, and upon their great endeavours and
paines their lives might be saved, The premisses
he deposeth for that he was a passenger on the
sayd shipp from the Barbadoes to kingsale during
the sayd storme, And further he cannot depose./

To the rest he is not examined by order of the
party producent

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin./



The 28th of October 1657.

William da Grates and company against.}
the shipp the Willing Minde}
Edward Briggs Master and against Humphrey}
Smith. Suckley.}

Rp. 1

Thomas Oake of Rie in Sussex Mariner
aged 30 yeeres or thereabouts sworne and

To the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth the allegate
John humphrey and saith that hee and company were the time arlate allegate
commonly accoumpted owners of the shipp the Willing Minde and of her
tackle and furniture, And saith that hee this deponent in July 1652
or thereabouts went from Arundell in the vessell the Providence
Whereof hee was master in company of the said shipp or barke the
Willing Minde whereof the said Edward Briggs was
master for Ireland,
was (as this deponent was credibly informed) taken with his vessell