Elizabeth Clark, Royal Offences > coining offences, 6th April 1687.

Reference Number: t16870406-7
Offence: Royal Offences > coining offences
Verdict: Guilty > pleaded guilty
Punishment: Death > burning

Elizabeth Clark, alias Burgin , of the Parish of St. James's Westminster , having an Indictment of High-Treason preferred against her, for Clipping, Filing, and Deminishing

the Current Coin of this Kingdom, viz. Twenty half Crowns of King Charles the First, and 40 s. of the like Money, with Sheers and other Instruments , on the 10th. of March last. She upon her Arraignment pleaded guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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