Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary, 16th January 1684.

Reference Number: s16840116-1

Which Tryals being over, the Court proceeded to give Judgment as followeth.

Eight received Sentence of Death, viz.

George Mountague , Esq; Jacob Watkins , William Bampfield , Margaret Paul , William Plank (or Flank) John Belshar , Roger Massey and Charles Dillan .

Seven Burnt in the Hand. Viz.

Edward Stringer , Eliz, Claybord, Samuel Lee , James Lundey , John Hamilton , Thomas Gregory and Francis Jennings .

Three to be Transported:

John Valer , John Bernard and John Atkins .

Five to be Whipt:

Francis Clenshee , William Morris , Tho. Atkins , Ann Hillam , and Izabel Burnet . Two others tho found Guilty, were set by, the Court thinking fit further to consider of their Crimes before Judgment.

Mr. Scarles and Mr. Johnson both made application for the benefit of their Clergy; but the same is deferred, by reason Appeals are brought against them.

Francis Bampfield , John Griffith , Daniel Reynolds , James Warner , Alexander Matkelon , Robert Todd , William Grub , John Twisdal , and John Monteth received Sentence as in case of a Pramunire.

Zachariah Ralphson , and Thomas Delawne , are Sentenced to Pay each of them a 100 Marks: to find Sureties for their good Behavior twelve months. And likewise, that so many, or such part, of their Libels, that were either Seized by the Messenger to the Press, or can be found, shall be Burnt by the hands of the common Hangman, before the Exchange, at Exchange-time.

The Grand Jury, which served at this Sessions, for the City of London, at the time of their being discharged , made a very Loyal Presentment, which will be Publisht on Monday, by Order.


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