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Captain Arthur Ashby, captain of the Guinea died of wonndes received in the August engagement 1666.

Captain Robert Sanders, captain of the St. Patricke slaine off the Northforland 1666.

Captain Robert Ensome, captain of the Constant Warw'iche slaine on the Coast of Portugal!.

Captain Henry Dawes, captain of the Princesse slaine the 27 of May in fight with two Danes men of warr off Maestrand.

Captain Arthur Langhorne, captain of the Colchestér a 5^-rate, fought with the Coventry then in possession of the French in the West Indies and borded her, and when the French had asked quarter, he went to cleere himselfe, and in doeing it one of his anchors which stuck in the Coventry being fastned in some part of his hold for some tyme, and when that which held it gave way, it came with such a force against the bow of its owne ship that it beat out a planke, soe that the ship sunke imediately and the captain with all his men remaining on board her were drowned.

Captain William Hamond, captain of the Bonaventure was slaine on the lltn of October on board his ship in the attaque of the fort of Surinam, which fort was taken the same day.

TIENDE HOOFDSTUK. UITRUSTING TOT DEN OORLOG VAN 1667.

336. „PROJECT fait par 1'Ambassadeur extraordinaire de France et les députés des Estats Généraux pour la campagne de 1667" 1).

1. — Que de costé et d'autre, l'on fera un dernier effort pour mettre en mer une flotte aussy considérable et plus puissante que celle que l'on y a mis 1'année passée, veu qu'il pourroit bien arriver que l'on se trouveroit obligé de hazarder eneore un combat avant la jonction desdites flotte; néantmoins que pour 1'éviter les Estats Généraux feront tous devoirs possibles pour mettre leur flote en mer avant que les Anglois y puissent estre.

2. — Que pareillement le Roy de France aura devant ou en ce temps-la sa flote en estat d'entrer dans la Manche, au moment qu'elle

1) A. N., Marine, B4 3. — Nadere redactie van het tusschen de Witt en d'Estrades 21 Oct. 1606 opgestelde project (d'Estrades IV, 555).

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