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To the nineth hee saith that besides her afore[?shiet] camch the [XX]
Aurelius found true English frigot riding and [?pocsened widXXX]
suchher arrivall there, but the names of the said frigot or [XXXX]
them hee knoweth not, but heard that they were shipps in [XXXX]
this Commonwealth, could further cann deposeth saving that
said Convoy was a dutchman of warr.

To the tenth hee saith hee beleeveth that the said English frigot
wore the English colours, but this deponent tooke noe such notice
be able to affirme that they did [so?] and saith that the Marcus
Aurelius arived in the said roade in the afternoone, and that
there came an English boate aboard to demand [?XXXX]
and light [?money] of the said shipp, and they being told that the [?contest]
her was gonne aboard the Convoy (as hee saith had in truth [?wXXX]
rowed away to the Convoy to speeke with the said [?conderfilo XXX]
Rivch, whereas this deponent heard they were paid to their XXX
and saith that the nexe day hee this deponent went ashore to XXX
and so knoweth not what passed touching the demand of
the Marcus Aurelius, but heard that it was offered by her
master that hee should be freely visited, and that hee made
invitation to the English Captaine to note in XXgoing to command visit XXX XXX
of visit, and thereby cann [?crest] to protest and that there was noe opposition at all against
being visited. And further hee cannot depose.

To the eleaventh hee saith that this deponent came not [?agoingXXX]
ashore aboard till the said shipp weas ready to set saile thence and XX
missing one of the passengers, hee heard that hee was going
aboard the Convoy in such this deponents absence and [?first]
cannot depose, saving his foregoing deposition.


Repeated before dr Godolphin.


The 12 the of November 1659


Examined upon the foresaid Interrogatories

Rocus Vander Maes of Siricksea by birth but living in
Hague in Holland merchant aged 37 yeeres or thererabouts sworne

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that hee well
knoweth the shipp the Marcus Aurelius interrogated and hath soe done
for four yeeres last or thereabouts during all which space Ida Symondsen
Burch (her now master) hath bin commander of her, and saith hee
saw her in the Bay of Cadiz about foure yeeres since where shee was
then riding and taking in goods for Amsterdam, but what [?XXXX]
hath made in or in what parts els shee hath bin from that time to [?the present]
voyage hee knoweth not, for hee never sailed in her before this voyage
and saith the said skiper Ide Symonson Burch is an Inhabitant
of Amsterdam, a subiect of the lords the States of the United Provinces
and further hee cannot depose.