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and saith hee last sawe the Consent lyeing on shoare at Rederiff
about two or three moneths since and saith the last tyme hee sawe the
Phonix was to the best of his now remembrance about a yeare and
a halfe since at or neere Wapping And further to this Interrogatorie hee cannot
answere not seeing the Consent at her first mooreing nor
knowing when she came first to moore in the River of

To the 3 hee saith hee sawe not when the Phoenix came first to
Anchor And further cannot answere to this Interrogatorie

To the 4th hee cannot answere knowing nothing thereof./

To the 5th hee cannot answere knowing nothing nor haveing heard
any thing touching the contents of this Interrogatorie

To the 6th hee cannot answere/

To the 7th hee cannot answere

To the last videlicet the 8th Interrogatorie hee answereth negatively./

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin/



The 24th day of January 1658 English Style

A business of Examination of witnesses upon}
certayne Interrogatoies ministred on the part and}
behalfe of Sir John dethicke John Bancks}
hugh fforth, and Company touching certaine}
goods laden aboard the shipp the ffrancis and John (Captaine}
Lawrence Browning Commander) and seized by certaine shipps}
of warr in the immediate service of the Dutch East India}
Company/ ffrancklin}


George Dethick of London Merchant
aged thirty yeares or thereabouts, a
Wittnesse sworne before the right Worshippfull
John Godolphin doctor of Lawes one of
the Judges of the high Court of Admiralty
of England saith and deposeth videlicet.

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith that hee well knoweth that the
Interrogate hugh fforth
did in the moneth of ffebruary 1656 cause to be laden and put on board
the Interrogate shipp the ffrancis and John whereof the Interrogate
Lawrence Browneing was Master, then lyeing in the River of Thames
and bound for Bantam Interrogate two Chests conteyning sixe and
twenty beavers and thirteene felts
marked and numbered as in the Margent

R No 6
No 77

to be transported in her for Bantam and their disposed of for his
Accompt and the proceeds thereof to be thence returned in her for his
Account this hee the better knoweth for that hee went Supracargo of the
sayd shipp the voyage in question and was the person to receave the sayd goods were consigned And further to this Interrogatorie saving his
subsequent deposition hee cannot depose/.

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith that hee being supracargoe as aforesayd
knoweth that upon the ladeing of the two chests and the hatts conteyned in the
goods aboard the sayd shipp the sayd Lawrence Browning the



George Dethwick/Dethick


Primary sources



C 3/440/81 Short title: Dethicke v Willett. Plaintiffs: George Dethicke. Defendants: John Willett and Mary Willett his wife. Subject: money matters in Middlesex. Document type: bill only. 1647

C 6/115/28 Short title: Clarke v Thorpe. Plaintiffs: Humphrey Clarke . Defendants: John Thorpe and George Dethicke . Subject: property in Sheen, Surrey. Document type: bill, two answers. 1652
C 6/163/69 Short title: Pilkington v Pemberton. Plaintiffs: Thomas Pilkington. Defendants: Ambrose Pemberton and George Dethicke. Subject: personal estate of the deceased George Pilkington, of Derbyshire. Document type: bill, answer. 1663


PROB 11/261/175 Will of George Dethicke, Tailor of Saint Paul Covent Garden, Middlesex 19 January 1657
PROB 11/393/314 Will of George Dethick, Gentleman of Stepney, Middlesex 28 November 1688