Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary, 10th October 1677.

Reference Number: s16771010-1

There were, in all, Seven persons burnt in the hand; and for being too favourable to one of them, contrary to the positive Order of the Court, the Executioner was committed to the Bail-dock.

Two women and one man were set aside for Transportation; Three order'd to be Whipt for Petty Larceny.

And as for those that received Sentence of death, there were Five in number: viz. Two Highway-men, Two Horse-stealers, and One for a Burglary, who was Burnt in the hand the last Sessions but one.


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