Arrabella Reeves, Royal Offences > coining offences, 14th January 1687.

Reference Number: t16870114-31
Offence: Royal Offences > coining offences
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death > burning

Arrabella Reeves , was indicted for High Treason, in Coining 20 false pieces of Counterfiet Mony. viz. Sixpences . The Evidence for the King, deposed, that She was taken in the very Act in her Chamber, with the Mettal boiling on the Fire, and a Mould in her Hand, with a Sixpenny piece in it; and several other false pieces of Mony were found in her custody, all which were produced in Court as a further Evidence against her. The Prisoner denyed every thing at her Tryal, and said that She found the Mould: But the Evidence being so strong against her, and being noted to have been an old Offender, She was found Guilty of the said High Treason.

[Death. See summary.]


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