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bin a great while abroad and could get no prizes, and therefore had taken
a Spanish Commission which was to last for a certayne tyme, and that the sayd
Commission was expired two moneths before the
seizure of the Lady ffrigott and her ladeing which notwithstanding (as they also
sayd and acknowledged) they were resolved to seize what English shipps and
their ladeing they could meete with under colour of that Commission And
further to this article hee cannot depose.

To the 8th article hee saith that the Lady ffrigott and her tackle, ffurniture,
freight, stock, and provisions aboard her at her seizure aforesayd were
in this deponents Judgement worth fower thousand five hundred pounds
sterling or neere thereabouts and soe much the arlate Swift Packer
and Harris and Company Owners of her were by such her seizure were damnified
in this deponents Judgement and as hee verily beleeveth.

To the 9th article hee saith that in his this deponents Judgement the
hundred and sixty tonnes of Mahaligo and Petrao Currans belonging
to the arlate Alderman Ricard and Company and seized on board the
Lady ffrigott were (at the tyme of their seizure) worth fowerteene thousand pounds sterling and
soe much in this deponents Judgement and as hee verily beleeveth they would
have yeilded the sayd Alderman Ricard & Company if he had not bin
taken by the sayd Genoa shipp of warr in manner aforesayd. And
further hee cannot depose.

To the 10th and 11th hee saith that the arlate Captaine Hosyer, and his
Company at the tyme of the seizure of the shipp the lady
ffrigott and her ladeing had on board the sayd shipp goods that were his
and their adventures, and moneyes cloathes and instruments worth in
this deponents Judgement fowerteene hundred pounds of lawfull English
money All which hee saith hee well knoweth (being present at the seizure)
were seized and taken from the sayd Captaine Hoyser and his company
by the Captaine and Company of the sayd Genoa man of warr called
the Santa Cruse, and the sayd Hoyser and his Company utterly dispoiled of them
And saith that the Captaine and Company of the sayd Genoa man of
warr haveing made the sayd seizure of the lady ffrigott and her ladeing
plundered and taken away from her Captaine and her Company all that
they had., kept the most of her Company prisoners in the hold, XXXXX
for some tyme, and afterwards turned them on XXXX in the Ile of
Cephalonia to ?shift for them XXXX without allowing them neither
provisions or money And further to these arles he cannot depose

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true.

Repeated in Court before both Judges

Richard Baker [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day


Gilbert Anckelly of Debtford in Kent Mariner
late Boatswaine of the lady ffrigott aged thirty yeares
and upwards a wittnesse sworne and examined saith and
deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the first and second articles hee saith that during the months and tyme arlate in
the yeare 1658 happening next before the fowerteenth day of the Month
of November the sayd yeare which was the day shee and her lading were
seized in maner hereafter specified, the arlate John Swift John Parker