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Brighthampson, touched at Milford and there tooke in [?CulXXX] for
Aysham. and sailing thitherward was off ffalmouth met with and
taken by one Saddleton a pyrate in a small man of warr, who put
this deponent ashore at Saint Maws, and carried his said vessell
away into ffrance where this deponent saw her afterwards,
and from the said time of such the said Saddletons taking her to
the foresaid time of the arrest of her at Bristol, the said Humphreys
and company were out of possession of her. And otherwise hee
cannot depose, saving as aforesaid./

To the 4th negatively for his part and otherwise hee cannot depose.

Edward Brigges [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The answer of the foresaid John Humphrey to the
Interrogatories. CENTRE HEADING

To the first hee saith hee cometh required by the said owners to be
a Witnes in this cause, and that hee hath noe interest therein,
and saith that the foresaid John humphrey and Edward Briggs are
each of them a quarter part owner of the said vessell, Bartholomew
Woolvin owner of an eighth John Gunter of owner of an eighth,
William Gillam owner of an eighth and William humphrey owner
of an eighth part of the said shipp, and otherwise negatively.

To the second hee saith that hee saw the said vessell this day and
lay the last night aboard her at Saint Saviours dock, and otherwise
hee cannot answer saving his foregoing deposition.

To the third hee saith that the said vessell was foure or five yeares
out of the possession of the said humphrey and company aforesaid
And otherwise hee cannot depose saving as afore said.

To the last negatively for his part./

John [?U]mphreys [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before doctor Godolphin with
Briggs his precontest.


30th October 1657.

The Lord Protector against Lemann}
and Tuffnell.}

Exámined upon an allegation made in actis
on his highnes behalfe/ 7th instand

Rowe dt. 1

John Waters of the parish of Saint Mary Woolchurch
citizen and Merchant tailor of London, aged
34 yeeres or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that on a day happening
about a twelve moneth since (the time otherwise hee doth not now
remember(, the allegate Mr Lemmans wife came to this deponent to
his shopp in Popes head-alley, and told him there were a parcell
of Tortois shells to be sold, and if hee would goe along with
her, shee would bring him where they were, whereupon this deponent
going with her, shee brought him to a house neere Saint Catherines
Court, and there called to a woman (whose name



John Watson


Primary sources



PROB 11/331/210 Will of John Watson, Merchant Tailor of London 22 October 1669