Chancery Depositions (PRO C24/500 piece 48 depositions: Lunt v Rosse)

22.9.1623 (Monday 22 September 1623)

document 17900365

six she saith she hath heard the said defendant Rose many times whilst this deponent was servant unto the complaints acknowledge herself to be indebted unto the now complainants for her diet and lodging for the space of divers years as the said Rose confessed and for the service and attendance of the said Ralph Lunt and his servants upon and about the business of her the said Rose and this deponent further saith that she hath seen the said defendant Rose many times when she was at meat with the complainants take bread and eat it and drink and drink it saying " Ralph Lunt I pray god I may never eat or drink more if I do not one day recompense thee and give thee satisfaction for all the charges I have put thee to and for all the pains that thou hast taken for me and in my business " or to that effect but this deponent saith that she never heard the said Rose name any particular sum of money that she would give the said Ralph in recompense or satisfaction of the premises but only in general words as aforesaid and those words and premises the said defendant Rose spake and made when this deponent was servant unto the complainants as aforesaid and more certainly to this interrogatory this deponent saith she cannot materially depose