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upwards And hath heard and beleeveth that the sayd William Thomas and
the Interrogant Robert Saunders were part owners of her the voyage in question
And further to this Interrogatorie saving his foregoeing deposition to
the first and second Interrogatories (to which hee referreth) hee cannot depose

To the last hee saith hee cannot depose./




Robert Moulins of Saint Margaret Lothbury
London Pewter aged thirty yeares or thereabouts
sworne before the sayd doctor Godolphin saith as
followeth videlicet

To the first and second Interrogatories hee saith hee well knew the shipp
the Isaack Interrogate having severall tymes had goods brought
in her from Plymouth before the voyage in question And saith that
by a Letter of Advice and an Invoice and two bills of ladeing sent to this
deponent from Plymouth by Robert Saunders this deponents Agent
or factor there it appeareth that the voyage in question (amongst other
goods laden aboard the sayd shipp) there were laden aboard the sayd shipp
for his this deponents Accompt forty nyne slabbs of Tinne weighing
as by the sayd bills of ladeing doth and may appeare fifty sixe hundred
and quarter and one pounds, seaven and thirty of which slabbs, as by the

0. 0. 0. [LH MARGIN]

sayd bills of ladeing apparently were marked with the first marke
in the margent, and the other twelve slabbs as by the sayd bills appeareth


were marked with the second marke in the margent which forty
nyne slabbs as by the Invoice and Accompt sent to this deponent from the
sayd Saunders appeareth cost this deponent at the tyme of its being shipt at Plymouth
three hundred thirteene pounds and seaven shillings lawfull English
money would according to the markett prizes of tinne now there used)
have yealded this deponent three hundred twenty eight pounds at
the least of like money And saith that by his letter of Advice from the
sayd Robert Saunders hee is given to understand that the sayd shipp sett
sayle from Plymouth with the sayd Tinne and other her ladeing bound
for London under conduct of an English Convoy about the seaventeenth
of ffebruary last, And saith hee hath seene by a Cockquett from the
Custome house at Plymouth that there was laden aboard the sayd shipp
the voyage in question a great quanntitie of time beside the forty nyne slabbs
aforesayd, and that there was then alsoe laden butter and other goods And further
saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot depose./

To the 3. 4th and 5th Interrogatories hee saith hee cannot depose any thing thereto of his
certayne knowledge but hath heard that since the Isaack soe went from
Plymouth with her sayd ladeing shee and her ladeing were sunke by a shipp which



Robert Moulin/Mollen

The deponent in HCA 13/72 ff.272r-272v is probably Robert Moulin(Mollen) the Younger, son of Robert Mollen the Elder, whose will was made in May 1658, and proved the same year. This will clearly that of a man older than thirty years of age, since the testator refers to his wife (Elizabeth) wife and his son (also Robert Mollen), who were made joint executors, as well as to grandchildren.


Primary sources


PROB 11/282/242 Will of Robert Mollen, Pewterer of London 28 September 1658 SEE Ancestry Digital Image