John Lacey

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John Lacey
Person John Lacey
First name John
Middle name(s)
Last name Lacey
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Widow of
Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Gunner
Associated with ship(s) Hopewell (Master: Henry Powell)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text John Lacy
Has signoff text John Lacey
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Language skills English language
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Res parish Saint Mary Magdalen
Res town Bermondsey
Res county Surrey
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Res country England
Birth year 1593
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First deposition age 63
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/68 f.49r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Oct 5 1653
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Has infobox completed Yes
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Ship classification
Type of ship Merchant ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

John Lacey (b. ca. 1593; d. ?). Mariner.

Gunner and one of the company of the Hopewell (Master: Henry Powell) on her voyage to West Indies, where she was seized by Prince Rupert's fleet at the island of Antego in October 1652.

Resident in 1653 in the parish of Saint Mary Magdalen Bermondsey in the county of Surrey.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Sixty-three year old John Lacey deposed on October 5th 1653 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of Henry Powell, the master of the ship the Hopewell in the cause of "Lewellyn Austen and others against Powell".[1].

The case concerned the seizure of the Hopewell at the island of Antego.

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/68 f.49r