To the 11th. Interrogatory he saith he dot … To the 11th. Interrogatory he saith he doth not know beleive or hath heard<br />
that any Vessell or Vessells that were in the sayd storme did arrive<br />
in safety att Ipswich with their ladings. And otherwise hee<br />
Repeated before doctor Godolphin 19.o May 1656
Will Marsh SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]
Travers against Burridge}<br />
The 23th. day of Aprill <u>1656.</u>
Examined upon an allegation on behalfe of the sayd Travers.
'''Henry Crouchet''' of Southwarke Mariner late Boateswayne<br />
of the shipp ''John and Mary''. aged thirty yeares or thereabouts<br />
a witnes sworne and examined saith as followeth videlicet.
To the first article of the sayd allegation, This deponent saith, that in the moneth of May<br />
June July August September October November December and January<br />
1655 last past, the arlãte William Webber was Master and commonly reputed<br />
partowner of the shipp ''John and Mary'' arlãte. And in that tyme the sayd<br />
shipp under Command of the sayd Webber made a voyage to Teneriffe as<br />
is arlãte, which he knoweth to be true for that he was Boatswayne<br />
of the sayd shipp the sayd voyage. And otherwise he ćannot depose.
To the second article he saith he cannot depose.
To the third article he saith he ćannot depose
To the fourth article he saith, that after the sayd shipp arrived at Teneriffe in<br />
the Canaries, there was an Embargo made of all English shipps there by the<br />
Officers of the king of Spayne, by reason whereof, as this deponent then<br />
heard the sayd Webber say, the arlãte Robert Bevin, who is a factor<br />
there, and doth busines there for the producent as he hath heard, was<br />
forced to pay and did pay some moneyes by way of indulto, (but how<br />
much he knoweth nor hath heard) before any wynes could be laden aboard<br />
the sayd shipp. And otherwise he cannot depose.
To the 5th article of the sayd allegation he saith, that being boatswayne of the sayd<br />
shipp as aforesayd hee knoweth it to be true, that the sayd shipp lay in the road<br />
of Lorotava, and that the sayd Bevin and Webber did give out that they<br />
were to lade and putt on board the sayd shipp a lading of wynes for the<br />
accompt of dutch merchants, and the dispatches were all made accordingly.<br />
ánd that the same was done to prevent confiscation. And that it was very<br />
dangerous att that tyme for English Masters of shipps to goe on shoare<br />
for feare of arrests and imprisonment. And otherwise he cannot depose
To the 6th. article of the sayd allegation he saith he did as Boatswayne of the<br />
sayd shipp receyve on board her ten pipes of wyne, wherein it seemes;<br />
as afterwards did appeare, the Boteman that brought them did commit an<br />
arrest, for that hee should have ćarryed them to another shipp. And further<br />
or otherwise he cannot depose.
To the 7th. article of the sayd allegation he saith he knoweth nothing thereof nor<br />
ćan say any thing to it.
To the 8th. article he saith he ćannot depose
To8th. article he saith he ćannot depose