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To the first and second article hee saith and deposeth that hee
well knoweth the ship the Vincent (now called the
Elizabeth) arlate and well knoweth the producents Vincent dela barr,
Thomas da la val, Michael da haze and henry Renier, and
that they and company were the time arlate and are the true and
Lawfull owners and proprietors of her and of her tackle and
furniture and for such commonly accounted, and knoweth
that shee having bin a prize laden with salt, they bought her
th[?en] and have ever since bin owners of her, And after
such their becoming owners of her, they within the time arlate set
her out on a voyage for Newcastle for coals, which shee retourning
with to dover, and they understanding that shee might have agood
market for them at Ostend, sent her away for Ostend with them
and coming thither shee was seized and detained by the Ostenders
and the said owners despoiled of her, which hee knoweth being one
of her company, and going in her from dover to Newcastle
and back againe and soe to Ostend, and being in her when shee
was soe seized, and turned out of her by the seizers with the
rest of her company. And saith hee living in dover was present
at and tooke notice of the said owners their (sic) [XXX]ing the said ship [?th]ere
as aforesaid. And further deposeth not.

To the third hee saith that the said ship the Vincent being
retaken and brought into the River of Thames and there lying
neere Redriff by the name of the Elizabeth this deponent
went aboard her about three weekes since and saw, found
and knew her to be the same ship Vincent that was soe
seized and taken from the said owners at Ostend as aforesaid
and for particular tokens and markes of her identification hee
saw and found that shee had a peece in her mast which shee had at
the time of her said seizure, [XXXX] I.W for the name of John Walley
cut with a knife upon her bulke head in her cooke roome
with a rindle or ring cut about it,
which was soe cut and made by John Walley whiles shee lay at
Ostend under the said seizure and before her company were turned
out, which this deponent saw him the said John (being the masters
s[XXXX]) soe cut thereon, which marke this deponent found
when hee soe went aboard about three weekes since and
viewed her, together with two ports or port holes (one on each side
of her before the mast) donne with English plank at Newcastle
the foresaid voyage, whereby and by foure guns (being the same that
were in her when shee was soe seized at Ostend) and other
particular signes and tokens this deponent knew her to be
the same, though now called the
Elizabeth, And further deposeth not.

To the fourth hee saith the said Vincent de la Barr; Thomas
de la Val, Michaell da haze and henry Renier, were and are
all subiects of this Commonwealth and Inhabitants thereof
and for such commonly accounted, And further cannot depose.