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To the 5th 6th and 7th hee saith hee referreth him selfe to the Registry of this
Court And further cannot depose/

To the 8th hee saith the arlate Richard Cleeve is an Inhabitant of
Rochester in Kent and a subiect of this Commonwealth and subiect (as hee beleeveth)
to the authority of this Court And further hee cannot depose/

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin

Robert Burden [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined on the sayd libell

Rp. 2

John Grant of Gillingham in the County of Kent
Mariner aged forty nyne yeares or thereabouts a
wittnesse sworne and examined saith and deposeth as
followeth videlicet/

To the first article of the sayd libell hee saith hee knoweth that the arlate
Edward Fawnce during the yeares and moneths arlate or some of them
was Owner and Proprietor of the arlate hoigh or vessell the Thomas
and Catherine of Rochester and within the sayd tyme being sole Owner of her
sold part of her to the arlate Richard Cleeve, whereby the sayd ffawnce
and Cleeve for some part of the sayd tyme became part Owners of her
And saith that the arlate Jolfe in the tyme arlate and whilst that the sayd ffawnce
was sole Owner of the sayd hoygh or vessell, made three voyages to
sea in her as Master of her by appointment and order of the sayd
ffawnce, and for the use and benefit of the sayd ffawnce, And further
saving his subsequent deposition hee cannot depose./

To the 2: 3 and 4th articles of the sayd libell hee saith hee well knoweth
that within the tyme aforesayd the arlate Jolfe did by order of the
say ffawnce goe three voyages to sea with the sayd hoye and this
deponent heard the sayd ffawnce (who lodged in this deponents
howse at Gillingham) in presence of this deponent and his
deponents wife and a servant of this deponents saye and acknowledge that
hee had promised the sayd jolfe twenty shillings a weeke for his
imployment goeing Master of the sayd hoygh, and sayd hee would bee
as good as his word, And further to those articles hee cannot depose saving
hee saith hee knoweth that the sayd Jolfe continued Master of the sayd
hoigh by the space of five or sixe and thirty weekes happening within the
tyme arlate./

To the 5th 6th and 7th articles hee saith hee referreth him selfe to the
Registry of this Court and to the laww and further cannot depose/

To the 8th hee saith hee knoweth the arlate Richard Cleeve and saith hee is a
subiect of this Commonwealth and subiect (as hee beleeveth) to the authority
of this Court And further hee cannot depose./

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin




John Grant


Primary sources



PROB 11/312/248 Will of John Grant, Mariner of Gillingham, Kent. 24 October 1663