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Michael Robinson   Link to this

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 to this

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 to this

Michael should that be three candidates?

Francis, Joseph, Gabriel, Robert ...

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