Document ReferenceNe C 248/2
TitleDeposition by Edward Bussell, Kenton, and Henry Trump, Honiton; 8 Aug. 1745
Date Of Creation8 August 1745
Content DescriptionDeposition before William Williams by Edward Bussell of Kenton, master of the snow 'the Lyme Galley', and Henry Trump of Honiton declaring that their ship was captured by the French privateer 'the Countess le Marque' from Murleaux [Morlaix] where they were taken for questioning; testify to being asked if they knew of the landing of the Pretender in Scotland and his crowning and that 'the marriners and even a boy of about twelve years of age belonging to the said Snow were examined apart touching the affection of the People towards his Present Majesty'.

Enclosed with Ne C 248/1.
TermJacobites, Scotland 1745
royalty, attitudes towards
maritime vessels, privateers, French
maritime vessels, 'The Lyme Galley'

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA18889Williams; William (fl 1745); Mr; master of extraordinary in Chancery Exeterfl 1745
NA11309George II (1683-1760); King of Great Britain and Ireland1683-1760
NA18873Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir Stuart (1720-1788); Prince; ('the Young Pretender', or 'Bonnie Prince Charlie'; son of titular James III)1720-1788
NA18890Bussell; Edward (fl 1745); Mr; mariner of Kenton Devonfl 1745
NA18891Trump; Henry (fl 1745); Mr; mariner of Honiton Devonfl 1745
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