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To the second hee saith the said shipp tooke in her present lading
of clapboard, pipe wood, and fatt wood and planks at Riga in Liesland
about five weekes since, to be carried according to bill of lading for
Rochell, but hee beleeveth that was soe put in to avoide the Ostenders,
and that shee was really bound to discharge in this port, but hath not
himselfe said nor heard the master or any of the company say that shee
was bound for Ostend or other port in fflanders. And otherwise hee cannot

To the third hee saith the said shipps company consisted of twelve per men
and a boy when shee was soe met with, whereof there were three English
and none fflandrians or subiects of the king of Spaine

To the fourth hee saith that the said shipp being here bought at the
Prize office, sailed hense three
yeeres since, and after shee had made a voyage this deponent came aboard
her here about two yeares and a halfe since, and went hense in her to
hull and shee was
going thense for Bourdeaux shee was seized by an Ostender about
Aprill last was two yeares and carried to Saint Sebastians, and being there
set free shee went to Rochell having left her lading of wheate and
lead at Saint Sebastians, from Rochell hee saith shee caried and a lading
of salt to Southampton in England, and there delivered the same, and thense
carried wheate to ffrance and delivered the same, and from Rochell
carried salt to Curland and delivered the same, thense brought pipe staves
to London, and delivered the same here, from hense to Norway in ballast
and there laded masts and deales and carried the same to dartmouth, and
there thense went in ballast to Rochell and thense carried salt to
Riga, and thense was now comming with her present lading; and
from Riga, when they were soe met with; and not in a course nor
intended for Ostend.

Jurian Jansen [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day.


Arian Henrickson of [?Euchusen] in holland Mariner,
aged 56 yeeres or thereabouts, sworne and exámined.

To the first hee saith that hee hath knowne and belonged to the
said shipp the Saint John Baptist about thirtie monethes last past,
and saith shee belongeth to this port, and mr Lucas Lucy of this
citie Marchant is owner of her by common estimation.

To the second hee saith that about five weekes since the said shipp tooke
in her present lading of clapboard and other wood at Riga in Liifland,
to be delivered at this port as hee saith, and that shee was bound
and coming for this port, and that this deponent did not say nor
knoweth hee that any of the company said that shee was bound for or going
towards any port of fflanders, nor ought to that purpose. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the third hee saith shee had twelve men and a boy aboard when shee
was met by the English shipps, three of which men hee saith weere English
and none of them fflandrians or subiects of the king of Spaine.

To the fourth hee saith hee came first aboard the said shipp about thirtie