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by reason the White Lillie and Prince were moored neere this deponents howse
hee did observe that the Prince was moored both head and stearne which
hee knoweth is not a usuall kinde of mooreing of shipps soe high up in the
Thames as above Saviours dock where they laye, and saith shipps may
lye neere one an other without preiudice if they bee fast moored that their
Anchors come not home And further hee cannot answere./

To the 5th Interrogatorie hee saith hee did observe that the Prince while shee
laye neere the White Lillie was moored head and stearne but beleeveth
her shee was not well moored for that hee did once observe that her
Anchor came home and sawe her once come fowle upon the Lillie by that
meanes, And further hee cannot answere./

To the last hee saith hee cannot answere not knowing in what condition
the boltspritt was before the dammage predeposed of was done, nor knowing
of any dammage done to the boltspritt of the White Lillie by the Prince



The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined on the sayd libell./

Rp. 5

Robert Adlington of the parish of Saint Peter ad
Vincula in the Tower London Lighterman aged fifty
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 the shipp
the White Lillie and the arlate Anthonio ffernandez and Partrick
Betts and saith the sayd ffernandez and Betts (with their Company) the
tyme arlate were commonly reputed Owners and Proprietors of the
sayd shipp and her tackle apparrell and furniture and the sayd Betts
was also then also commonly reputed Master and Commander of her this hee
deposeth being a lighterman and imployed by the sayd Mr ffernandez
and Betts to fetch wines with his lighter severall dayes in the moneth
of Aprill last from on board the sayd shipp./

To the 2: 3: 5th and sixth articles of the sayd libell hee saith by reason hee
this deponent was severall dayes in the moneth of Aprill last imployed
by the sayd ffernandez and Betts to fetch wines with his lighter from on
board the White Lillie, hee knoweth that the sayd shipp in the sayd moneth
and before the Comming of the shipp the Prince to moore there, was safely
moored in a Convenient place neere horsey downe where shipps doe
usually ride and had soe layne moored there for space of two dayes
before the arrivall of the Prince there, and soe laye for that tyme without doing
or receiving hurt to or from any other vessell there moored And saith
that after shee had soe ridd there moored those two dayes the arlate shipp
the Prince was by her Master and Company brought to an Anchor
neere the White Lillie and fowle of her mooreings, and soe
as that shee grounded upon the Lillies Cable and upon the tyde of
flood drove aboard her and put her from her mooreings, and the
Princes Anchor bei lyeing thwarte the White Lillies, dragged home
the White Lillies Anchors, and drove her the White Lillie athwarte the chayne and much endangered thereby soe that
the sayd Betts the Master of the White Lillie [?was] forced to cut the White Lillies
Cable to gett her cleere of the Princes Anchor, and thereupon the sayd
Betts to avoide as much as hee could the Princes usuall coming fowle of the White