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the same day Examined upon the said Articles



Edward Branston of the parish of Saint Mary Matsellon
alias Whitechappell Ropemaker aged 47. yeares or thereabouts
sworne and Examined. deposeth

To the fourth article of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth That hee this
deponent being a Rope maker by profession doeth knowe and very
well remember that in the moneths of August, September and October
last past, Cordage from the size of thirteene Inches in thicknesse
to 6 or 5 Inches thicke was in and about London usually and comonly
sold for the somme of forty eight shillings sterling per hundred, and that
much hee saith the same was well worth and did commonly yeild this
deponent and others useing to deale in that Comoditye. And saith that
a good Cable of 24 C weight or thereabouts about the tyme aforesaid was
worth the said somme of forty eight shillings per hundred and a kedge
Cable if good was as hee saith well worth the said rate oer hundred. And
otherwise cannot depose.

To the resst hee is not Examined by direction of the producent.

To the Interrogatories.

To the first second 3d 4th 5th . 6. and 7th Interrogatories hee cannot depose

To the 8th hee saith hee cometh requested by Captaine James day to tell
the truth of what hee knowes in this matter, which hee hath done as
is above specified. and for soe doeing doeth not expect any thing from any
person whatsoever. And further cannot depose.

Edward Branson [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


the same day Examined upon the said Articles



William Rubye of Gunfeild in the parishe of Stepney in the
County of Middlesex Rope maker aged 48 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and Examined deposeth.

To the fowrth article of the Articles in this cause Administred hee saith anddeposeth