The marine mercury. Or, A true relation of the strange appearance of a man-fish about three miles within the river of Thames, having a musket in one hand, and a petition in the other. Credibly reported by six saylors, who both saw and talkt with the monster, whose names here following are inserted. Whereunto is added a relation how Sir Simon Heartley with his company gave battell to a company of rebels, and slew 500. tooke 4. colours, and routed 1500. more: this being performed on the 6. of Ianuary. 1641. The saylors names: Nicholas Trandcrow. Iosias Otter. Humfrey Hearnshaw. Alexander Waterrat. Sim. Seamanle. Tim. Bywater. Written by Iohn Hare, Gent.
|Main Author:||Hare, John, 17th cent.|
|Corporate Author:||Early English Books Online.|
Printed in the yeare, 1642.
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