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did frequently advise with this deponent and his other
mates thereabout, and saith about three dayes or ?some before
the said Grove Discovered the Island called Santo
Lazio (by which sight of which Island the said Grove
and Company perceived they had overshot the Barbadoes)
the said Grove called this deponent and his other mates
to an accompt of the said ships sailing, and asked
them howe farr the said ship, was to windward
of the Barbadoes by their account, or to that effect,
to which this deponent made answer that by his Account
she was about 140 Leages (sic) to windward of the Barbadoes. And the said Yeomans
made answer as hee now remembreth that by his Account the said ship was
about one hundred and twenty Leagues to windwards of the Barbadoes and the said Hyzard
said that by his account (as this Deponent now remembreth)
shee was above a hundred Leagues to windward
of the Barbadoes or to that effect, And the said
Grove told this deponent and his said other mates, that
by his account hee was alsoe above one hundred Leagues
to Windward of the Barbadoes. And saith
that the Course which the said Grove steered (by his
the said Groves owne Account, and by the account of
his mates) was above one hundred leagues to windward
of the Barbadoes when as afterwards shee really appeared
then to be to Leeward of the Barbadoes; And
further deposeth that the foresaid Tizard who was
hyred by the said Woods to goe one of the Mates
of the said Ship, was not capable or fitt for
a place or office for that hee is an Unskillfull
person, and cann neither write nor reade, neither had
hee the said Tizard any Instruments to doe or performe
his said Office saving a forestaffe which hee knoweth for that hee saied
in the said ship the said Voyage with the said
Tizard: And further hee cannot depose;/:

To the 11th hee saith that the said Grove did not at Mevis
(as this deponent knoweth of) use any Ignominious or
reproachfull words to or against the said Luke Woods
nor say that he would hinder the sale of the said ffish
nor over throwne or hinder the said Voyage; but did
both what hee could, and what hee ought to doe
to further the Advancement of the said voyage
And saith that the said Luke Wood in this deponents presence in the Round
house of the said ship, whilst shee lay at Mevis did
Revile the said Grove; and Called him severall Ignomini=
ous names and told him that hee the said Wood was faine to
speake to Mr Crispe. (who is one of the Cheife owners of the
said ship Peace,) that he the said Grove might goe Master