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The 26th of September 1657.

Touching the Anne}
and Mary}

Rp. 1.

Nicholas Lorson of Timsborough in Norway Marchant
aged 31 yeeres or thereabouts sworne before the right
Worshipfull John Godolphin doctor of Lawes, and of the Judges
of the high Court of the Admiraltie of England, and
exámined upon certaine Interrogatories ministred on the
behalfe of Edward Ascough and others, owners of the
shipp the Anna and Mary, saith and deposeth as followeth

That hee well knoweth the said shipp the Anna and Mary interrogated
(whereof Richard Beswick is master) and hath soe donne ever since her
building, which was donne about a yeere and halfe since at Oskarstraut
in Norway. And saith shee is of the burthen of two hundred tonnes
and carrieth seaven guns, And that Edward Ascough Robert kilmer
Edward Nicholas and Richard Beswick were and are the true, lawfull
and sole owners of her and of her tackle apparell and furniture
and Gunns and living in the same Commonwealth, namely the
said Ayscough, kilmer and Nicholas at London, and the said Beswick
at hull, and all well knowne to this deponent. And further that
the said owners bought the said shipp of this deponent who caused her
to be built, and was sole owner of her till hee sold her to the said
fowre English men (her now owners), which was on the fifteenth
first day (old stile) of this present moneth saving the said Beswick bought his said part about halfe a yeere after and # And lastly that

[#] halfe before
the said master Ascough who is a woollen draper dwelling in
Towerstreete London) is owner of three eighth parts of the said shipp
tackle, apparell, furniture and gunes, Robert kilmer and Edward
Nicholas, alsoe drapers and dwelling in the same streete, each of them
owner of a quarter part; and the said Richard Beswick who is a
mariner, and master of the said shipp is owner of an eighth part
of the said vessell, tackle, apparell funiture and gunes.

flaus Lanaisas [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Rp. 2

Richard Beswick of hull mariner, aged 27 yeares or
thereabouts sworne and exámined as aforesaid, saith as
followeth videlicet

That the interrogated Edward Ayscough liveing in Towerstreete
London woollen draper, is owner of three eighth parts of the shipp the
Anna and Mary interrogated and of her tackle apparell, and guns
Robert kilmer and Edward Nicholas alsoe woollen drapers and liveing
in the same streete each of them owner of a quarter part, and this
deponent of an eighth part of her and of her tackle apparell and guns.
And saith they were and are all foure Englishmen and subiects of this
Commonwealth, and this deponent hath bin about eighteene monthes owner
of his said part, and the other three about tenn days owners of theirs
and that the said shipp, tackle apparell and guns were bought by them of his
precontest Nicholas lorson, and that shee is of the burthen of about two hundred
tonnes and carrieth seaven gunns, All which hee knoweth being master of her
and one of her owners as aforesaid.

Richard Beswicke [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]



Edward Ascough

"[BURIAL] 1671 Dec. 14 Mr Francis Aiscough, woolen draper, on the West side of the Mitre Tavern: in the body of the church near the pillar, East from the steeple"[1]

Robert Kilmer

Eward Nicholas


Primary sources



PROB 5/3904 Miscellaneous Inventories, Accounts, and Associated Documents. ASCOUGH, Francis, draper. 1671

PROB 11/282/169 Will of John Ascough or Aiscough, Clothworker of Saint Benet Paul's Wharf, City of London. 21 September 1658
  1. Joseph Lemuel Chester (ed.), The reicester booke of Saynte De'nis Backchurch parishe for marriages, christenings, and burials: from 1538 (London, 1878), p.239, viewed 19/01/14