Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary, 6th June 1717.

Reference Number: s17170606-1

James Read , Nath Mist , and John Applebee , Printers of the Weekly Journals, were summon'd by the Court, and reprimanded for presuming to print Abstracts of the Proceedings of the Court at the Sessions-House in the Old Bayley, and told, that if they did the like for the future, they should for such Contempt of the Court be proceeded against according to Law.

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

Receiv'd Sentence of Death,8.

Samuel Freeman alias John Dean alias Skull Dean, Gregory King , Robert Eunuch , John Jones , Roger Moor , Mary Connyers , George Morrice , Henry Sewel alias Old Harry.

Burnt in the Hand,11.

Katherine Field , Joseph Tew , James Jones , Sarah Johnson , John Berryman , Letice White , Elizabeth Cox , Lolly Arris , B - L -, Ann Brown alias Hammond, Bridget Moor .

To be Whipt,9

Elizabeth Bennet , Ann Barns , Edward Cannon , Martha Wadsworth , Alice Metcalf , Ann Smith , Ann Walters , Elizabeth Carr , Richard Green .

Christopher Matthews , fined 10 Marks.

Elizabeth Harris , and Ann Steed , fined 6 s.8 d. each.

Mary Connyers pleaded her Belly, and a Jury of Matrons being impannel'd, she was found with Quick Child.


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