English privateer who received a letter of marque from the Providence Island Company in 1636. He was the captain of the vessel Happie Return. He formed a partnership with the privateer Diego El Mulato. El Mulato brought a rich prize, which they had captured together, to the Dutch Republic but did not give Newman and the PIC their share of the proceeds. In the end the PIC was forced to sue to get a part of it. At the end of 1637 Newman sailed from the West Indies with a rich prize, but in December 1638 his ship was attacked and captured by privateers who operated from Duinkerken. He was only two leagues out of Dungeness when this happene Newman himself was ransomed by the privateers from Duinkerken and upon payment, release One of Newman's ships, the Happie Return, came back to England in April 1638.
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