Elizabeth Moulton, Killing > infanticide, 3rd July 1689.

Reference Number: t16890703-19
Offence: Killing > infanticide
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Elizabeth Moulton of St James Westminster , was tryed for murthering her female bastard child , on the 20th of June last. The witnesses declared, that the prisoner owned the child to be hers, and that she threw it into a house of office in St. James's Market : All which was fully proved by the midwives, and that they believed the child was born alive. And the prisoner was not able to deny it - So the jury found her guilty of felony .

[Death. See summary.]


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