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of this Commonwealth. And for such commonly accounted
reputed and taken. And further cannot answer./

To the 27th he hath knowne Mr Blackborow
for theise two yeares last or thereabouts, and saith he
liveth within the Burrough of Southwarke near London
And beleeveth him to be (according to common repute)
and Englishman and subject of this Comonwealth
And this deponent knoweth that he the said Blackborowe
and one Mr Shirly doe use the trade of Timber, Balkes,
masts and other commodities sold in Norway, and
hath credibly heard that they keep ffactors and
Agents in some parts of Norway for the trans=
porting. the goods aforementioned to this port of
London. And further cannot answer./

To the last he referreth himselfe to his foregoeing

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin.

Henry lobery [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The Brazeele frigot aforesaid./

The 21th day of September

Examined upon the first Allegation
given in on behalfe of Edward
and John Bushell of London
Merchants, containing 21 articles.


William Bird of Little Saint Ellens London
Merchant, aged 31 yeares or there=
abouts a witnes sworne and examined saith
and deposeth by vertue of his oath
as followeth videlicet/

To the third article of the said Allegation upon which
alone he is (by direction from the producents Proctor
examined, he saith that at Lisbone in or about
the moneth of May 1659 before the said ships
departure thence for the parts of Brazeele it was
by Charterpartie covenanted and agreed on betwixt
Thomas Heath (Commander of the said ship) on behalfe of Mr
Edward and Mr John Bushell; and one |Manoel d'Al[XXX GUTTER]
e'Mo[?s]ia freighter of her the voyage in questionm that



William Bird

"London Hearth Tax: 16666:

Hackney Hommerton

William Bird 18 hearths Note: xviij"[1]


Edward Bushell 11 hearths Note: xj"[2]


Primary sources



PROB 11/444/363 Will of William Bird or Birde, Merchant of Hackney, Middlesex 26 March 1698
  1. 'Hearth Tax: Middlesex 1666: Hackney ', London Hearth Tax: City of London and Middlesex, 1666 (2011), viewed 08/01/14
  2. 'Hearth Tax: Middlesex 1666: Hackney ', London Hearth Tax: City of London and Middlesex, 1666 (2011), viewed 08/01/14