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knoweth the hoye Indurance and hath knowne her for these twelve
Moneths last and better during which tyme shee hath belonged to the
Port of Yarmouth and the arlate George England James Cheyney
and James Johnson all Merchants and Inhabitants of Yarmouth and
commonly reputed English men borne and subiects of this Common=
wealth have bin during the sayd tyme and are commonly
reputed to bee the lawfull Owners of her her tackle apparrell and
furniture And further to this article hee cannot depose

To the 2 article hee saith hee hath heard by reports of Merchants and divers Inhabitants
of Yarmouth that the sayd hoye in the moneth of July 1657 was sett
out from Yarmouth by the sayd England Cheyney and Johnson to goe
to Sunderland and there lade Coles (as by like report hee hath heard) for Accompt
of the sayd persons, and was during her staye in the Roade of Sunderland
seized with such Coles as shee had on board for their Accompt by a
Dunkirke man of warr and that shee and lading were within few h[oures]
after such her seizure retaken by a shipp in the Imediate
service of this Commonwealth And further to this article hee cannot depose./

To the 3 article hee saith the hoy Indurance is in this deponents
Judgment and estimate of about forty or fifty tonne burthen and
further hee cannot depose./

To the 4th hee saith that of his this deponents knowledge the sayd England
Cheyney and Johnson have for those fower or five yeares last past
bin Inhabitants of Yarmouth And further saving his foregoeing
deposition hee cannot depose/

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the Interrogatorie hee saith hee hath noe Interest in the hoy
Indurance nor her ladeing nor hath seene her or her ladeing
since her seizure nor rescue And therefore cannot further
answere to this Interrogatorie./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin



The first of August 1657 [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined on the sayd allegation/


Thomas Wilde of Yarmouth Esquire aged
forty eight yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse
sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith hee hath knowne
the arlate hoye Indurance ever since her first building which
was (as hee hath bin credibly informed) builded some yeares since
at Colchester by order and for the Accompt of the arlate George England
James Cheyney and James Johnson who still are commonly reputed to