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Lawrence  •  Link

Iudoco Maes, a Portuguese Jew,
imprisoned for evasion of the duties, had tried to escape from England in December 1663.L&M.

Terry F  •  Link

"evasion of the duties"

Some English ships had allegedly sailed with a cargo of sugar from Portugal's colony, Brazil, to London, evading duties due Portugal, and Maes involved, in league with two-score Lonson merchants.

Terry F  •  Link

The sail from Brazil to London occurred in 1662. (L&M)

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