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the English then the ffrench shoare, and that shee was then light and
neither goods nor ballast in her, and saith that in that state shee might
and safely enough have bin sailed to Gottenburg and into the Swedish
dominion, and hee himselfe durste undertake soe to saile her thither
saying her boate served her for ballast, but with ballast hee saith [?shee]
would saile better and securer. And further answereth not.

To the fifth hee saith that hee tooke the said Captaine and company
of the said ketch upon the first of the seizure to be English, they all speaking
English as hee understood, and taketh it that there was but one [?mariner]
then that could speake dutch or the North sea language, and when
afterwards hee came to Wivenhoe, hee found their persons and [?XXX]
to be English. And saith they gave this deponent and his mate and [?boy]
eating and drinking as themselves had, and did not denie the [?XXX]

To the sixth hee saith hee did not show any order or contract [?XXX]
with the Governour of dunkirke or other officers there to the [?said XXX]
then or at other time, but hee showed them and then delivered
his passe from the Major of dunkirke, which with other papers [?they]
then tooke away and kept, forthwith upon their comming aboard. And
further answereth not saving as aforesaid.

To the seaventh hee saith that the furtherest or Easterly point [?of ?the]
[?Goodwin] is in his estimation about a dutch mile from the [?XXX]
And otherwise negatively for his part saving as aforesaid.

To the last negatively.

Repeated before doctor Walker.



The 19th of March 1659. [CENTRE HEADING]

Touching the Peahen aforesaid.}


Diego de Guevara of Sivile in [?Andalusia GUTTER]
Master or Supracargo of the said shipp the Peahen
aged 24 yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith that the said shipp the Peahen
belongeth to Cadiz in Spaine, and is of the fabrick of [?CampXXXX]
in the Spanish West Indies, of the Timber of that place. [?within]
the dominion of the king of Spaine, and that his precontest
Francisco da Morales is sole owner of the said shipp, and is a [?XXXX]
of Saint Lucar da Baramada in the Realme of Spaine, ad a subiect
of the said king.

To the second Interrogatorie hee saith that the said shipp began her
voyage from Cadiz aforesaid, on or about the twentieth day
of Aprill last past new stile, and that her lading consisted in
wines, olives, oile, strong waters and fruits taken in at Saint Lucar
before her comming downe to Cadiz, and in clothes, stuffs, and other
English and ffrench goods which were taken in at Cadiz, and haking [?taken]
the same in, shee departed therewith to goe (as the [?Registration XXX]
in Spaine mentioned) for Marachaia in the terra firma of the [?West]
Indies for Spaniards account, but was in truth bound therewith
for Cartagena in the said terra firma for which port shee was
in the Bay of Cadiz freighted by John Wilmot an English Merchant