Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary, John Morgan, 27th August 1679.

Reference Number: s16790827-1
Punishment: No Punishment > pardon

There were in all Five persons that received Sentence of Death, viz. Tho. Thompson , and Peter du Val , for the Murther before-mentioned; Richard Wheeler , guilty by his own Confession of two Indictments, one of stealing a bay Mare, and the other for a Sword, Coat, Boots, 57s. in Money, and several other Goods at Totnam; Abigail Haines, for Robbing Doctor Blagrave her Master; and Margaret Taylor , a Girl, for Robbing her Mistriss, and refusing to tell what she had done with the Gold and the Goods stolen.

There were also Seven Burnt in the Hand, Mr. Swinney, Mr. Harrison, and Tho. Laurence, for Manslaughter, Joseph Sharp and Tho. Cornwell , for Stealing of Lead from the Church. Tho. Dodd and Edw. Hardy for several Felonies.

Old Bailey Proceedings supplementary material, John Morgan, 27th August 1679.

Reference Number: s16790827-1
Punishment: No Punishment > pardon

Besides these, there were no fewer than Six and Thirty Men and Women, that within these Six Moneths last had been Condemned to Dye, and had obtain'd Reprieves, who now all did on their Knees plead his Majesties General Gracious Pardon, on Condition of Transportation, among whom was one John Morgan , Condemned the second of May last for being a Popish Priest, who could very hardly be brought to accept of this Pardon, or to kneel whilst it was read, alledging that he had committed no Crime, needed no Pardon , had not sued for this, &c. But as before, the Testimony of Doctor Oates and others that he was sometimes maddish, got him into the Pardon, so now the consideration thereof excused his extravagancy.

Old Bailey Proceedings supplementary material, John Morgan, 27th August 1679.

Reference Number: s16790827-1
Punishment: No Punishment > pardon

Besides these, there were no fewer than Six and Thirty Men and Women, that within these Six Moneths last had been Condemned to Dye, and had obtain'd Reprieves, who now all did on their Knees plead his Majesties General Gracious Pardon, on Condition of Transportation, among whom was one John Morgan , Condemned the second of May last for being a Popish Priest, who could very hardly be brought to accept of this Pardon, or to kneel whilst it was read, alledging that he had committed no Crime, needed no Pardon , had not sued for this, &c. But as before, the Testimony of Doctor Oates and others that he was sometimes maddish, got him into the Pardon, so now the consideration thereof excused his extravagancy.


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