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Michael Robinson  •  Link

Four possible candidates, per L&M Companion:

Capt. Francis, d. by 1688, of the Sweepstake, held two commands in 1665

Capt. Joseph, held three commands in 1665-6, killed in action 1666.

Capt. ----, Gabriel or Robert, both Commonwealth veterans.

Pedro  •  Link

Four possible candidates, per L&M Companion:

Michael should that be three candidates?

It is interesting to note that in Sandwich's Journal there is no mention of a Saunders in the Fleet lists of April and September of 1665.

There is a Captain Francis Sanders on the hired Merchantman Constant Catherine (4th Rate)

Also a Captain Robert Sanders on the hired Merchantman Loyal Merchant (210 men and 44 guns) in April, and then switches to the Constant Catherine in September.


Michael Robinson  •  Link

Michael should that be three candidates?

Francis, Joseph, Gabriel, Robert ...

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