Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary, 27th February 1684.

Reference Number: s16840227-1

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

Twelve received Sentence of Death, viz.

Edward Conyers , that he be Drawn upon a Hurdle to the place of Execution, and there hang'd by the Neck till he be dead.

Mary Patteson , and Jane Conyers , that they shall be carried to the place of Execution, and there burnt to death; Mary Williamson , alias Jones, Thomas Rolph , George Sickts , Gerrard Middleton, Joan Nicholas , Isaac Davis , Robert Barbados , Mary Defoe , and Alice Cranfield , all to be hanged. Amongst which Condemned persons, Mary Williamson , alias Jones, Joan Nichols , and Mary Defoe , pleaded their Bellies, and that they were quick with Child; a Jury of Women being thereupon sworn, to inquire thereinto, they found the two latter to be quick with Child, but not the former of the three.

Ten Burnt in the Hand, viz.

William Jones , William Rolson , Robert How , Thomas Howell , Buzoune Symonds, Martha Hodskins , Simon Parry , Thomas Bridges , William Logins , and Mary Oliver ; Five of which Ten were for Manslaughter.

Five to be Transported:

John Carehust , James Harding , George Charlet , Charles Atlee , and Nathaniel Sunderland .

One to be Whipt:

John Burchenall .


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