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CASE13280: Interrogation (Starting journey) concerning Unknown (ORG39)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 22 January 1597 and 6 September 1597


RN 1596. Iunij 4. die h. 7. m. 45. they s {sic} hoysed sayles & came wth & were caried wt fortunate winds to the harbour of Cales & came before the towne vppō mor: about 5|h|. 5. 50 m. & cast ankre wthin the shot of the towne & were tossed wth exceeding boysterous & blustering winds all yt day & in great iudy to make shipwrack t|&| to leese there ankers. but vppon mor. 5|h|or. 5. 50 m. mor. they fought togeathr wth a hot & doubtfull battle1 but at lenght gote overcame them wc caused thē to burne there ships. afterward entred ye towne & wōne it. at what in the entry they slue Sr Iohn winckfilde

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1 ‘vntill 3 after noone. but then they gote the victory.’ in the left margin

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 175, f. 127r (upper part of page)

Cite this as: Lauren Kassell, Michael Hawkins, Robert Ralley, John Young, Joanne Edge, Janet Yvonne Martin-Portugues, and Natalie Kaoukji (eds.), ‘CASE13280’, The casebooks of Simon Forman and Richard Napier, 1596–1634: a digital edition,, accessed 18 January 2021.