Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary, 8th October 1684.

Reference Number: s16841008-1

Mr. Mongomery, on Wednesday Morning came in and Surrendred himself to the Court, and thereupon was Committed for the Death of Squire Norbourn, being both of them Gentlemen of the middle-Temple London. It was expected he would have come to Trial, but that on Thursday Mr. Jones, one of his Majesties Council, Moved the Court that in regard the said Mr. Mongomery had lately rendred himself. the Witnesses for the King were not prepared; desired therefore the Trial might be put off for some time, which the Court Granted.

The Tryals being over, the Court proceeded to give Judgment, as followeth:

Five Received Sentence of Death: viz.

James Shaw , for Robbery and Burglary. Thomas Benson , for Ravishing of a Child about 7 years old. John Wife , for Murder and Robbery. Jane Arnock , a French Woman for Felony. And Ann Parker , for three several Felonies.

The two Women Pleaded their Bellies; upon which a Jury of Women, were sworn and gave their Verdict that Ann Parker was quick with Child, but that the other was not.

One burnt in the Hand, viz. William Linch .

One to be Transported, viz. John Keys .

Two to be Whip'd, John Janeway , and Eliz. Cox . Henry White set by, and not Sentenced.


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