the English then the ffrench shoare, and t … the English then the ffrench shoare, and that shee was then light and<br />
neither goods nor ballast in her, and saith that in that state shee might<br />
and safely enough have bin sailed to Gottenburg and into the Swedish<br />
dominion, and hee himselfe durste undertake soe to saile her thither<br />
saying her boate served her for ballast, but with ballast hee saith [?shee]<br />
would saile better and securer. And further answereth not.
To the fifth hee saith that hee tooke the said Captaine and company<br />
of the said ketch upon the first of the seizure to be English, they all speaking<br />
English as hee understood, and taketh it that there was but one [?mariner]<br />
then that could speake dutch or the North sea language, and when<br />
afterwards hee came to Wivenhoe, hee found their persons and [?XXX]<br />
to be English. And saith they gave this deponent and his mate and [?boy]<br />
eating and drinking as themselves had, and did not denie the [?XXX]
To the sixth hee saith hee did not show any order or contract [?XXX]<br />
with the Governour of dunkirke or other officers there to the [?said XXX]<br />
then or at other time, but hee showed them and then delivered<br />
his passe from the Major of dunkirke, which with other papers [?they]<br />
then tooke away and kept, forthwith upon their comming aboard. And<br />
further answereth not saving as aforesaid.
To the seaventh hee saith that the furtherest or Easterly point [?of ?the]<br />
[?Goodwin] is in his estimation about a dutch mile from the [?XXX]<br />
And otherwise negatively for his part saving as aforesaid.
To the last negatively.
Repeated before doctor Walker.
[?XXXX XXXXXX XXXXX] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]
The 19th of March 1659. [CENTRE HEADING]
Touching the ''Peahen'' aforesaid.}
'''Diego de Guevara''' of Sivile in [?Andalusia GUTTER]<br />
Master or Supracargo of the said shipp the ''Peahen''<br />
aged 24 yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined.
To the first Interrogatorie hee saith that the said shipp the ''Peahen''<br />
belongeth to Cadiz in Spaine, and is of the fabrick of [?CampXXXX]<br />
in the Spanish West Indies, of the Timber of that place. [?within]<br />
the dominion of the king of Spaine, and that his precontest<br />
Francisco da Morales is sole owner of the said shipp, and is a [?XXXX]<br />
of Saint Lucar da Baramada in the Realme of Spaine, ad a subiect<br />
of the said king.
To the second Interrogatorie hee saith that the said shipp began her<br />
voyage from Cadiz aforesaid, on or about the twentieth day<br />
of Aprill last past new stile, and that her lading consisted in<br />
wines, olives, oile, strong waters and fruits taken in at Saint Lucar<br />
before her comming downe to Cadiz, and in clothes, stuffs, and other<br />
English and ffrench goods which were taken in at Cadiz, and haking [?taken]<br />
the same in, shee departed therewith to goe (as the [?Registration XXX]<br />
in Spaine mentioned) for Marachaia in the terra firma of the [?West]<br />
Indies for Spaniards account, but was in truth bound therewith<br />
for Cartagena in the said terra firma for which port shee was<br />
in the Bay of Cadiz freighted by John Wilmot an English Merchanteighted by John Wilmot an English Merchant +