Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary, Jane Bradford, 14th January 1698.

Reference Number: s16980114-1

The Tryals being over, the Court Proceeded to pronounce Sentence, as followeth:

Received Sentence of Death, 12.

Jane Brown, David Owen, Thomas Davis, William Ingrum, Philip Cary, Thomas Pain, William Stone, Mary Price, Henry Simpkins, William Richardson, Thomas Bailham, Francis Kerkwood.

Jane Brown and Mary Price pleaded their Bellies and were found quick with Child.

Burnt in the Hand, 32.

William Dicaits, Thomas Wright, Thomas Huggins, Tho. Harris, Sara King, Bridget Hays, Elizabeth Green, Elizabeth Williams, William Hudson alias Philips on a former Conviction, John Jackson, Joseph Newland, Benjamin Harding, John Nichols, William Sikes, John Bowman, Richard White, Thomas Wats, John Earle, Richard Radford, James Stagg, Anthony Robinson, Christopher Ladbroke, William Bradley, William Smith, Edward Wood, Richard Robins, John Ingleton upon a former Conviction, Alice Mitchell, Sara Coward, Mary Costin, Alice Moticay, Jane Withers, Alice Burnet, Mary Wallington.

To be Whipp'd, 6.

Mary Gravner, Grace Turner, Charles Cooper, Mary Day, Jarvis Shaw, Mary Pickman.

Old Bailey Proceedings supplementary material, Jane Bradford, 14th January 1698.

Reference Number: s16980114-1

Jane Bradford was committed to Newgate by the Bench for printing and publishing a false and scurrilous Account of the Trials of Mr. Sikes for killing the Bailiffs Followers, that of the Woman for killing her Bastard Child, and that of Simpkins for the Rape, the whole circumstances being therein mispresented, which seem to reflect both upon the Justice of the Bench and Jury. The latter having complained of this abuse to the Bench, who declared they would not only punish this Offence, but suppress any such for the future.

Ann Holford was fined l00 l. and to lie in Prison till it be paid.

Old Bailey Proceedings supplementary material, Jane Bradford, 14th January 1698.

Reference Number: s16980114-1

Jane Bradford was committed to Newgate by the Bench for printing and publishing a false and scurrilous Account of the Trials of Mr. Sikes for killing the Bailiffs Followers, that of the Woman for killing her Bastard Child, and that of Simpkins for the Rape, the whole circumstances being therein mispresented, which seem to reflect both upon the Justice of the Bench and Jury. The latter having complained of this abuse to the Bench, who declared they would not only punish this Offence, but suppress any such for the future.


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