Smith College: England and Wales. Parliament. House of Lords. [Document, 1647 Nov. 17 on the Nonesuch Frigate] (1647) (MiscMS 422)

Document related to the Nonesuch frigate commanded by Capt. Willoughby (appointed 1647 Oct. 8) and signed by: J. Evelyn, H. Vane, Hen. Mildmay, Henry Marten, and Tho. Rainboeowe. Apparently four guns are to be removed from the Frigate Nonesuch.


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17 . 7br . 1647

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for takeing out 4 Guns out of the Nonsuch frigott to bring [?] her to 32 peice of ordinance

Gunns to be taken off the Nonesuch


Misc MS 422



By the Comtee of Lords and Comms for the Admiralty and Cinque Portes

Whereas this Comtee is informed by Capt. Tweedy out of the Com~ of the Nauie that upon Conference had by him wth Capt. Willoughby Capt. of the Nonesuch frigat, it appeared to him, that the said Frigat hath thirty six peeces of Ordinance abord her whereas thirty two wilbe sufficient By meanes whereof an unnecessary Charge is drawne upon the State & the vessell made less serviceable These are therefore to pray & require you to Cause four such of her peeces as the Com~ of the Nauy shall thinke fitt to be taken out of the said Frigat & recd into the Stores under your Charge For wch this shalbe your sufficient warrant [Passed] at [Westm~] this 17th day of September 1647

J.Evelyn [H ?] Hen: Mildmay:

Henry Marten

Tho Rainborowe

To our loving freinds the Officers of the Ordnance at the Tower

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