Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary, 12th December 1683.

Reference Number: s16831212-1

The Trials being ended, Judgment was given, as followeth:

Six Persons received Sentence of Death, Viz.

George Coney , Dennis Obrian , Stephen Bumsted , James Shaw , Elenor Adams, and Margery Toel : Amongst which, James Shaw , to be Drawn on a Hurdle to the Place of Execution.

Three Burnt in the Hand

Thomas Collins , Edward Smith , and John Trethague .

Richard Stout, and Francis Heait , who were found Guilty of Manslaughter, beg'd the Benefit of their Clergy: But by reason some Persons who Assisted at the taking them, lie dangerously sick of Wounds then received, the Court thought fit to suspend their Judgment till another Sessions.

Mary James , who was indicted as Accessary with the said Stout and Head, though Acquitted, yet is for the like, or other reason, continued in Goal till the next Sessions.

Twelve to be Transported:

Patrick May , John Hockins, Christopher Ashler, Henry Wyne, Robert Wheatly, Roger Adams , John Howard, Richard Ford , Thomas Harris , Thomas Danson , William How , and Roger Wicksly.

Five to be Whipt:

Henry English , Elizabeth Howel, William Gibson, William Trason , and Mary Patience : Sentenc'd to be Whipt from Newgate, to the several Places where their respective Facts were committed.

Nathaniel Hartshorn, and Samuel Starkey, for the Trespass and Assault; upon each of them was set a fine of a hundred pounds.

Mr. Bampfield, Mr. Greffith, and several other Nonconformist Ministers, are yet continued in Newgate.

Six Scotchmen lately commited for refusal to take the Oathes of Allegiance and Supremacy being all brought to the Bar, five of them continued in their obstinate refusal, and are recommitted; the other took the said Oaths in Court, and entring into a Recognizance of 200 l. and a Linnen Draper of this City for him in 100 l. for his being of the good behaviour till the Quarter Sessions, which shall be after Michaelmas next he was discharged.


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