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The 23th of Aprill 1657.

Moone against the shipp the ffrancis}
and against Ruskins and Butcher.}
Suckley. Clements.}

Exámined upon an allegation made
in the acte of Court 15th instand
on behalfe of the said Moone

Rp .j.us

John Moore of the parish of Saint Mary Magdalen
Bermondsea Mariner, aged 32 yeares or
thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth
the producent George Moone and that hee the said George from
the fourteenth of September last or thereabouts for and
during the space of full five monethes served as a mariner in the shipp the ffrancis allegate which hee knoweth
because hee this deponent alsoe served in her for all the said space and
sawe the said George soe in actuall service in her for the said five
monethes space. And saith that the said George was shipped by
Christofer ffreer the master at the rate and wages of fourtie shillings
per moneth, and this deponent hath heard the said Nutkins only
of the owners, and Mr Ebbot (who married the said Butcher his widow)
since acknowledge that the said Moone was hired and shipped at
fourtie shillings per moneth, and saith they would pay him, and
they did pay this deponent and another of the company; and the
said Nutkins paid him the said Moone thirtie shillings in part
of his said wages in this deponents presence and sight, and
the said Ebbots was to pay him the rest being eight pounds and
tenn shillings, as this deponent heard the said Nutkins say, and
saith the said Ebbots acknowledged himselfe a part owner of the said
shipp in this deponents hearing, having married the said Butcher
his widowe. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

Repeated before {Coll}onel Cocke./:

John M[?oore] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 24th of Aprill 1657

The claime of the heires of Goncalo John Betta da}
Gambon aforesaid. in the}
Nostra Señiora da Rosario}

Exámined upon the foresaid allegation.

Rp. 7.

Manoel Alverez of the New Market neere
Covent Garden Steward of the Portugal
Ambassadour, aged 36 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and exámined.

To the first and second articles of the sayd allegation hee saith That
hee this deponent in the yeare one thousand sixe hundred forty nyne was
present at the Bahia in Brazeele and there sawe the arlate shipp the
Nostra Seniora da Rosario alias the Lady Mary (whereof the arlate George
Wheeler was Commander arrive with three hundred Negroes or thereabouts
there to bee sold, and saith the arlate Gonsalo Gamboa dialo was



George Moone


Primary sources


PROB 11/364/299 Will of George Moone, Mariner of Frington, Devon. 12 November 1680
PROB 11/407/60 Will of George Moone, Mariner of Saint Paul Shadwell, Middlesex. 03 November 1691