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(by his booke and compasse) finding where he was, he
then commanded the Mariners to tacke about for London
and they (that is, the maior part of them) utterly refusing
he afterwards shott off many peices of Ordnance, and
that therupon one Spencer came aboard the sayd shipp
who did pilott her (but by the sayd Crofords unwilling
order and h[XXX]) to Pennarth) And further he cannot

To the nineth interrogatory he answereth that some of the shipps company
made a boate as is interrate, but there was never any use made
therof, and he saith that he doth not know of any man
of the sayd shipps Company, who was not diligent and laborious
in and about the preservation of her And further he cannot

To the 10th interrogatory he cannot answere.

To the 11th he answereth that one Scidmore did by the order
and hire of the interrate Croford pilott the said shipp
into kings=roade, where this Rendent left the sayd shipp
And further he cannot answere./

To the 12th. 13. 14. 15. 16 and 17th Interrogatories he refereth himselfe
to his former deposition And further he cannot answere

To the 18th he answereth that there were aboard the sayd shipp
(mariners and passengers) when she went into Abderdee about
fifty persons, and that (as he remembreth) there were 3 or 4
dayes between the shipp's passage from Aberdee to kings
=roade, where this Rendent left her; And further he
knoweth not to answere./

To the nineteenth he answereth negatively./

To the 20. 21. 22 and 33 (sic) interrogatories he answers negatively
or that they doe not concerne him the Rendent.

Repeated before
Doctor Godolphin.

George Browne [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


On the 18th of September 1657.

Rp. 6

John Allen of Wapping in the County of
Middlesex Chirurgeon, aged about 18 yeares, a
wittnes produced, sworne and examined deposeth
and saith as followeth./

To the first and second articles of the sayd allegation he
deposeth and saith that the arlate shipp the Gilbert
the voyage arlate (which was her last voyage) tooke in her lading
at the Barbadoes, and was bound with her sayd lading for
the Port of London, and noe other port or place in England
and that in her the sayd shipp the Gilbert her course for
this port of London she came to an anchor nigh Aberde[X GUTTER]
arlate on or about the eighteenth day of January 1656, and that


Primary sources



PROB 11/442/525 Will of John Allen, Chirurgeon's Mate on board His Majesty's Ship Hastings. 29 December 1697