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To the second hee saith that when the said shipp was seized shee
had aboard about fiftie tonnes of high countrey wines and [XXX]
six tunns of [X]ope, which were laded at Bourdeaux and [?caused]
to be delivered at this port of London to Merchants here [?dwelling]
And further hee cannot depose saving what followeth.

To the third hee saith that the said shipp the Magdalen [?in ?her]
course of proceeding with her said lading from Bourdeauz to
this port of London comming in the Channel betwixt
Rie and Callice on the two and twentieth of ffebruary
(new stile) being Sunday about three or foure of the clock afternoone was
met with by a small Ostend man of warr, who seized
her lading, and was carrying them for Ostend, but th[?at]
morning about foure or five aclock in the morning comming [?into]
Callice, a frigot of this Nation met them, where[?upon]
the Ostender fledd and the Magdalen with her lading) saving [?a]
barrell of wine taken away by the Osetnder) were by the
said frigot rescued and saved from being carried to Ostend, the
premisses hee deposeth being aboard the Magdalen and
seeing them soe donne. And further deposeth not.

Repeated with his precontests
before doctor Walker.

The marke of


The 3.d of Aprill 1660./.

Alderman Richard King and Company}
Owners of the Richard and Martha}
Mathew Merriall late master against}
Edward Knipe, Nathaniel Wyche}
Richard Davidge and Jeremy Carter}
Smith, Suckley}

Examined upon an Allegation given in by Mr [XXX]
on behalfe of the said Alderman King [XXXX]

Rp. j.

John Looker of the parish of Saint [XXXX]
Bishopsgate London mariner Master of the
ship Richard and Martha, aged 52 yeeres
or thereabouts sworne, and Examined/.

To the 4th article of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth that
the said ship the Richard and Martha, at such time as shee
was taken to ffreight by the arlate Kinge, Wyche, Da[?vidge ?and]
Carter to goe the voyage in question was a strong and [XXX]
ship, and very well fitted and furnished with all manner of
Tackle and rigging, and all other materialls fitt for [?such ?a]
ship, and such a voyage as shee was hired for, And [XXX XXX]
was taken notice and well knowne by all her Company [?which]
went in her the said Voyage, Which hee knoweth for that hee was [XXX]
out Cheife mate of the said Ship the said Voyage, and [XXX]
six moneths after (upon the Death of the arlate [XXX XXXX]
became master of her: And further cannot depose.