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Cesar Gentilis and hath soe donne for theise fourteene yeeres last past
or thereabouts and came soe to know them by this deponent living in
Genua and keeping house there as a merchant from the yeere 1644 to the
yeere 1656, during all which time of his said inhabiting there hee
saidth the said Producents dwelt and Inhabited there as natives of the place
and for natives of that citia they were and are commonly accompted
and reputed, and saith they were and are Patrity or noble men of Genua
and about foure yeares since the said Peter Maria was in election to
be duke of Genua being then one of the Senators of that State
and the said Cesar was alsoe afterwards one of the Senators there of
this deponents sight and knowledge. And further that the said Producents
were and are Merchants of very good account and trading, and
greate dealers to the Spanish dominions for silver, and use to have
good quantities of silver transported from the said dominions of
Spaine for their owne account, and for such they were and are
commonly accounted and reputed. And further hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee saith hee knoweth and did observe when hee was at
Genua that severall Genoveses corresponded in traffique with the
arlate Mr Peter Vandeput, And further hee cannot answer.

Upon the rest not examined by direction of the producent.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee was spoken unto by Mr Nevill the Sollicitor
to come and testifie the truth in this busines, and otherwise hee cannot
answer saving negatively for his part

To the second hee saith hee departed and came last from Genua in
december 1656, and saw the said producents there really before h[is GUTTER]
comming thence, and saith the said Peter Maria (Gentilis) is the
father (by common repute) of the said Cesar Gentilis, and otherwise
saving his foregoeing deposition to which hee referreth hee cannot answer.

To the third hee saith hee knoweth not any other than the said ?claimers
who are knowne or called by those names, And otherwise hee cannot
answer saving as aforesaid.

To the fourth hee cannot answer.

To the 5 and 6 negatively for his part and otherwise hee cannot answer

To the 7th hee hath not soe deposed.



The 31th day of January 1658./.

The Claime of Antonio Rodrigues}
Robbles Merchant of London for}
94 Pipes of Canary wines}
and other goods taken in the ship the}
Saint Laurence Peter Bonnewijsent}
Matser Bud: ffrancklin:}

Examined upon an Allegation given in on the
behalfe of the said Robbles./:

dt Robb:


Domingo de la Serda of London Merchant
aged 25 yeeres or thereabouts sworne
and Examined:/:

To the first Article hee saith and deposeth that the arlate Antonio
Rodriguez Robbles, is Commonly and generally reputed a Native
of ffundone in the kingdome of Portugall, and soe this
deponent verily belleveth him to bee, and further hee cannot depose




Pallavacini family

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"Some time in these days Bernardi attended the Protector to present a remonstrance in regard to the treatment of two ships belonging to two gentlemen of Genoa, Stefano Pallvicini and Giuseppe Maria Grimaldo, whose cargoes had been seized on their way to Seville by Blake, despite the Genoese protests."[1]
  1. XXX (ed.), The Writings and Speeches of Oliver Cromwell: The Protectorate, 1655-1658 (XXX, 1970), p.430