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Lady ffrigott the voyage in question and serving in her as
one of the Carpenters Crue knoweth that in the monethe and tyme
arlate in the yeare 1658 happening next before the foureteenth day of
November that yeare which was the day whereon the Lady ffrigott and her
ladeing were seized in manner hereafter declared the arlate John Swift
John Parker John Harris and Company all English men and subiects of
the Commonwealth of England were (and as hee beleeveth still ought
to be the true and lawfull Owners and Proprietors of the sayd shipp the
Lady ffrigott and of her tackle apparrell and furniture and for such
comonly reputed./

To the 2 and 3 articles hee saith that hee knoweth that in the moneths and tyme arlate the sayd shipp was
hyred and taken to freight by some of the Turkey Company
Merchants of London (but their names hee knoweth not in particuler) to
to goe upon a Merchandising imployment from London to Petras arlate
and Nathaligo and other places beyond the seas to lade Currans and
other goods for their use and Account and bring them for London and there
deliver them to them or their Agents and did accordingly within the
sayd tyme arrived at the Roade of Potrea and there and at Nathalago
tooke in Currans to the quantity of one hundred and threescore
Tonnes which were laden by the Agents of the sayd ffreighters to
and for the sayd ffreighters Account to be thence transported to London
and there delivered to the sayd ffreighters or their Agents for their use
this hee knoweth being one of the sayd shipps
Company and helping to lade the sayd Currans And further hee
cannot depose./

To the 4th 5th 6th and 7th artices hee saith that the sayd shipp the Lady
ffrigott having taken aboard her the sayd hundred and sixty Tonnes of
Currans for the sayd ffreighters Account besides severall other quan-
tities of Currans laden aboard her for Account of Captaine Hosyer
and the Captaine of her, as of his Company as their private Adventures
and lyeing in peaceable manner therewith in the Roade of Petras
at Anchor, there came into the sayd Roade upon the fowerteenth of
November 1658 a shipp of about a hundred and fifty tonnes burthen
and having a white Ancient in her poope and made as if shee
had intended to come to Anchor by the Lady ffrigott but being come
neere her the Captaine and Company of the sayd shipp boarded the
Lady ffrigott and in a warlike manner assaulted the Captaine and
Company of the Lady ffrigott with swords and gunnes and other warlike
instruments and wounded the Captaine of the Lady ffrigott, and this
deponent and about fower more of the sayd frigotts company
and surprized and tooke the sayd shipp Lady ffrigott and her ladeing of
Currants and dispoiled the Owners thereof the same and converted
them to the use of them the sayd seizers, And hee saith that all or the greatest
part of the sayd shipps company that made the sayd seizure were
Italians, except one dutch man who was Master of her and an other
dutchman that was gunner of her, and an Irish man who was one of
her Company, and hee further saith that after the sayd seizure the sayd
two dutch men and Irish man (who could and did speake all three of them good
English) did acknowledge and confesse to this deponent and severall others
of the Lady ffrigotts Company that the sayd shipp which made the
sayd seizure was a shipp belonging to Gennoa and called the Santa
Cruse and that her Captaines name was ffrancisco Stale, and that
her Company (except them three) were all or most of them Gennoses
and that shee was sett out from Gennoa together with two other ships of
warr that came thence in her Company by the arlate Hippolite Centurioni