Peter Vallard, Royal Offences > coining offences, 15th October 1690.

Reference Number: t16901015-6
Offence: Royal Offences > coining offences
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death > drawn and quartered
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Peter Vallard a Frenchman, was tryed for High Treason also, in Clipping and Deminishing the Currant Coyne of this Kingdom , on the 28th of August . The Evidence swore, That he was ketched clipping of Mony in a Ditch near St. Mary-le-Bone and that he saw him clip a Shilling almost round. The Prisoner denyed it, but there was a Box of Clipings and a Pair of Shears produced in Court, as a further Testimony against him, so in the conclusion he was brought in Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

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