|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Mariner occupation||Common man, One of the Company|
|Associated with ship(s)||Agreement (Master: John Hall)|
|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of|
|Has opening text||Richard Edwards|
|Has signoff text||V|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||42|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/73 f.31v Annotate|
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|Act book date(s)|
|Personal answer date(s)|
|Deposition date(s)||Jan 21 1658|
|How complete is this biography?|
|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
|Has source comment completed||No|
|Type of ship||Coal ship|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
Richard Edwards (b. ca. 1616; d. ?). Mariner.
A member of the company of the coal ship the Agreement in October 1658. Richard Edwards states that he was "being on board and one of the Company of the said ship the Agreement the said voyage, and time aforesaid, and was one that called out to the Abigails company to the effect aforesaid. In response to the interrogatories he states "hee was a commonman of the said ship"
Resident in 1658 in Shadwell.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Forty-two year old Richard Edwards deposed on January 21st 1658 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation in the case of "Sorrell and others against Hall and others".
The ship the Agreement (Master: John Hall) was with a large number of ships coming from Newcastle to London with coal. Richard Edwards provides his version of the facts of the incident in which the ship the Abigail came foul of the Agreement.