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having lived severall yeeres at dunkirke and as a merchant
having had severall occasions with the said Marquis or Admirall aforesaid, hath severall
times seene the said Colbrant write and subscribe Instruments and
dispatches for the said Marquis, and thereby became well acquainted with
his hand and firme, and having nowe perused his name
subscribed to the said first schedule, hee verily beleeveth the same
to be the proper hand and firme of the said Colbrant as
Greffrier aforesaid, and thereby alsoe beleeveth the contents of
the said first schedule to be true and to be soe had and donne as
therein is contained, And verily beleeveth the seale set in the foote
of the Instrument to bee the seale of the Admiraltie Court
of dunquirke, and the said Instrument to bee a true copie of the
originall thereof remayning in the said Court. And otherwise hee
cannot depose.

To the fourth hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories in the 2d place [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee did not see the act or instrument predeposed
sealed or signed, and saith it is seaven or eight yeares since this
deponent was last at dunkirkes And otherwise hee cannot answer
saving his foregoing deposition to which hee referreth himselfe

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.



The third of december 1657.

Touching the Barke}
the Magdalene Jacques}
[GUTTER ?Ennet] Master}

Jaques Ennet of Cane in Normandy Mariner, master
of the Barke the Magdalenn of Cann, aged 45 yeares
or thereabouts, and ffrancis du Pont alsoe of Canne
Mariner, one of the said Barkes company, aged 30 yeares or
thereabouts and John Mirandat of Cane aforesaid
Mariner another of the said Barkes company, aged
20 yeeres or thereabouts sworne before the right worshippfull
John Godolphin Doctor of lawes one of the
Judges of the high Court of the Admiraltie, saith
and deposeth by vertue of their oathes as followeth, videlicet

That the said barque the Magdalen having at
Cane aforesaid received her lading of paper, linnen cloth and some
other things for this port of London, and being in her course of
proceeding from Cane for this port, and having touched at
the Roade of haver du Grace for convoy, set saile from the
said roade on wednesday last was a seavenight about eight of the
clock in the morning, and about tenn of the clock the same day
hee saith there arose a very furious storme with the winde at west
south west which continued all that day and night following and