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The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined on the sayd libell/

Rp. 3

Edward ffridd of Gillingham in the County of Kent
Yeoman aged sixty nyne yeares or thereabouts a wittnes
sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the first article of the sayd libell hee saith hee well knoweth the hoigh the
Thomas and katherine of Rochester arlate and saith that in the moneths and
tyme arlate the arlate Edward ffawnce was for some parte of the tyme sole
Owner of her and then upon sale of a part of her to the arlate Richard Cleeve
became part Owner with the sayd Cleeve of the sayd hoigh 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
the sayd Edward ffawnce did in the yeare one thousand sixe hundred fifty sixe
and (as hee remembreth in the moneth of March or thereabout that yeare) at
this deponents howse in Gillingham and in presence of this deponent and
his contest Thomas ffridd and others whilst the sayd ffawnce was sole Owner
constitute the sayd henry Jolfe Master of the sayd hoigh the Thomas and
Katherine of Rochester and there bargained to pay him the sayd Jolfe twenty
shillings a weeke for soe long tyme as hee the sayd Jolfe should con=
tinue Master of her And this deponent knoweth that the sayd Jolfe did
take upon him the sayd Mastershipp of the sayd hoigh and went severall
voyages Master of her for the use of the sayd ffawnce her Owner,
and continued soe master of her for five or
sixe and thirty weekes or thereabouts happening within the tyme arlate
and as hee beleeveth performed his sayd office during that tyme with
care and trust, for that hee never heard the sayd ffawnce make any
complaint of any carelessenesse or neglect of the sayd Jolfe in performance
of his sayd imployment And further hee cannot depose

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

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

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/

the marke of the sayd
Edward [MARKE] ffridd/


The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined on the sayd libell./

Rp. 3

Thomas Fridd of Gillingham in the County of Kent husbandman
aged twenty five 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 well knoweth that in the
moneths arlate in the yeare one thousand sixe hundred fiftie sixe the arlate
Edward ffawnce was Commonly reputed the sole Owner and Proprietor of the
hoigh or vessell arlate called the Thomas and Catherine arlate and soe
continued till about Michaelmas last vicelicet Michaelmas 1657 about which tyme the sayd



Edward Fridd


Primary sources



C 6/19/48 Short title: Fridd v Dadd. Plaintiffs: Edward Fridd . Defendants: Elizabeth Dadd widow and Thomas Dadd . Subject: money matters, Kent . Document type: bill, answer. 1660