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A busines of examination of witnesses
on the behalfe of Nicholas Opie}
Stephen Trevill and Richard Lobb}
Owners of the shipp the Walsingham}
of Plymouth whereof John Trenaman}
was master touching the seizure of the}
said shipp and lading by order of the}
King of Portugall ffrancklin}

Which day the said ffrancklin
appeared for the said Opie
and others aforesaid and made
himselfe party for them at whose
petition the Judges did decree all
and singular that have or pretend
to have any right title or interest
in the said shipp and lading by
reason of the said seizure or that
will take upon the defence and justification
of the said seizure to appeare in this place
upon munday the 20th day of this instant
month of March betweene the houres of 9
and twelve in the morning to see an allegation given
and witnesses produced and sworne on the behalfe of
the said Opie and others aforesaid touching the said
losse with intimation et cetera and a letter to be written to
the Portugall Ambassadour to intimate the premisses
unto him./.

The office of the Judges against Thomas}
Cheston and James Gaddon}

Which day doctor Walker
Advocate for his highnes the
Lord Protector of the Comon
wealth desired the answeare of the said
Smith to the charge given against the said
Goddin and Cheston in the presence of the said
Smith answearing that he doth not beleeve the
same to be true Then the said Advocate desired a
tearme probatory for the same videlicet 14 daies or 3
weekes and the Judges assigned the said Advocate to
prove the same within 3 weekes and assigned the said
Smith to propound his defence and to prove the same within
Two monthes./.

A busines of examination of witnesses on the}
behalfe of Thomas Redbeard against}
Gifford [?Bale] and others touching}
the losse of the shipp the Report}

Friday the tenth of March 1653
before doctor Clerke and doctor
Godolphin in the presence of Sam:
howe Notary publique Appeared
personally Thomas Robinson and
Henry Grey to whom the Judges
administred an oath unto them to speake the truth
at the time of their examination./.

John Rowe against the shipp the Margery}
of Newhaven and her}
tackle et cetera and against all et cetera Baker}

Which day appeared the said Baker
for Richard Wood and others and
made himselfe party for them and
produced for sureties Thomas [?husrey]
the younger of Allhallowes Breadstreete.