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The 12th of Aprill 1659:/.

Examined on the said Allegation./

Rp. 2dus.

Grace hogsflesh of Stepney widowe, aged 39
yeeres or thereabouts sworne and Examined./.

To the first shee saith shee well knowe the arlate Thomas Midleton
in his Life time, and saith he hath told this Deponent that hee
was for all the time arlate Master and Comander of the arlate ship
the Elizabeth and Mary, and further shee saith shee cannot depose:/:

To the second and third articles of the said Allegation she saith that
about two yeeres since (the time otherwise shee doth not now remember)
the producent Anne Craford desired this deponent to goe along with her
to the signe of the Red Lyon at the Old Swan in Thames Streete
there to Meete with the said Thomas Middleton, and to aske of him
the wayges which was due to the arlate Andrew Hill, And this
deponent at her request did goe with her to the said place; where this deponent
and the said Mrs Craford found the said Thomas Middleton
And this deponent then and there asked the said Middlton whether
hee had not one Andrew Hill Cooke of his ship, to which the said
Middleton Answered Yes; and this deponent asking him howe
long the said Hill served in his ship; and at what what hee was
shipped. at. The said Middleton replyed that hee served in his
ship about foure yeere, and two Monethes: and was shipped
at Thirty shillings per moneth, And then this deponent asked him
if hee had paid him any of his wages: To which hee replied
Noe, I Doe not use to pay men abroad. And the said Mrs Craford
being then present in the same roome; this deponent told the
said Thomas Middleton that this woman (pointing to and
meaning the said Mrs Crafford,) was Come to demand his wages
And thee said Middleton replyed in an angry manner, that hee would
not give her any account of it, because shee had arrested
him; and disgraced him; for hee had a house to Comand and a Ship
to Comand, and tenne thousand pound to Comand, and was able
enough to pay her, but nowe hee would not, for shee should
have Lawe enough for her money: or to the very same effect,

To the 4th shee referreth herselfe to the Registry of the Court for probate
of Wills and Granting of Administrations:/.

To the 5th shee referreth herselfe to the Registry of this Court: And
further deposeth not./.

To the 6th shee saith her foregoeing deposition is true./:

To the Interrogatores./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first shee saith that Mrs Craford the producent required
this deponent to come and testify the truth of her Knowledge in the busines
and saith shee did never belong to the said Ship; And saith that this deponent liveth
at the next house; to the house whereof the said Mrs Craford Liveth, and
hath lived there about four yeeres, and the said Craford hath lived there
in her said house a longer time, and this deponent being the time aforesyd
the said Mrs Craford neighbour shee was by the said Mrs Craford Caried
to the foresaid place, to the foresaid purpose; And saith she hath not Received