|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Associated with ship(s)||William (Master: Philipp Ewers)|
|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of|
|Has opening text||ffrancis Canter|
|Has signoff text||ffrances Cannter|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||32|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/71 f.231r Annotate|
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|Act book date(s)|
|Personal answer date(s)|
|Deposition date(s)||May 24 1656|
|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||Merchant ship|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
ffrances Cannter (alt. ffrancis Canter) (b. ca. 1624; d. ?). Mariner.
Gunner of the ship the William (Master: Philipp Ewers).
Resident in 1656 in Wapping in tthe parish of Stepney.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Thirty-two year old ffrances Cannter deposed on May 24th 1656 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on a libel in the case of "Phillipp Ewers Master of the ship called the William of London against William Watts and against all others etcetera".
ffrances Cannter stated that he went gunner of the William on the voyage to Virginia in November 1654 in question and on a former voyage to Virginia, immediately before the disputed voyage.