Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary, Edward Griffeth, Thomas Ross, Royal Offences > seditious libel, 8th July 1691.

Reference Number: s16910708-1
Offence: Royal Offences > seditious libel
Punishment: No Punishment > pardon; Miscellaneous > fine; Corporal > pillory

The Tryals being over, the Court gave Sentence as followeth:

Burnt in the Hand 7.

Thomas Woodhall, Marrow Pynes, Mary Hutchins, John Huybert, Mary Wade, Elizabeth Williams, and Anne Mansfeild.

To be Transported 6.

John Kill-patrick, Daniel Wilcox, William Gray, John Strutton, James Barrow, and William Jones.

Received Sentence of Death 11.

John Gwin, John Collet, Jane Williams, John Wilson, Martha Walters, Mary Streth, Katherine Seymor, Mary Danby, Robert Trumball, Robert Adderton, and Thomas Walters.

To be Whipt 5.

Valentine Knight, Millicent Hummerson, Prescilla Long, Elizabeth Butler, and Dorothy Wright.

Martha Walters pleading her Belly, she was found not with Child.

Old Bailey Proceedings supplementary material, Edward Griffeth, 8th July 1691.

Reference Number: s16910708-1
Punishment: No Punishment > pardon

Edward Griffeth pleaded Their Majesties Pardon .

Walter Piggot, for Pulling in Guild-Hall as a Free-man of London, was Find 20 Nobles.

Thomas Ross, Royal Offences > seditious libel, 8th July 1691.

Reference Number: s16910708-1
Offence: Royal Offences > seditious libel
Punishment: Miscellaneous > fine; Corporal > pillory

Thomas Ross , a Boy , for Publishing two Libels; the first Intituled, The Trimming Court Divine: The second about the late Lord Russell's Ghost ; for which Misdemeanour he was Fined one hundred Marks , and to stand on the Pillory at the Royal Exchange, Cornhill.

Walter Strickland and the other Gentlemen, who were found Guilty of Manslaughter for killing Thomas Lashly, all prayed the benefit of their Clergy; but an Appeal was brought against them for Murther.

Old Bailey Proceedings supplementary material, Edward Griffeth, 8th July 1691.

Reference Number: s16910708-1
Punishment: No Punishment > pardon

Edward Griffeth pleaded Their Majesties Pardon .

Thomas Ross, Royal Offences > seditious libel, 8th July 1691.

Reference Number: s16910708-1
Offence: Royal Offences > seditious libel
Punishment: Miscellaneous > fine; Corporal > pillory

Thomas Ross , a Boy , for Publishing two Libels; the first Intituled, The Trimming Court Divine: The second about the late Lord Russell's Ghost ; for which Misdemeanour he was Fined one hundred Marks , and to stand on the Pillory at the Royal Exchange, Cornhill.


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