Anne Stephens, Killing > infanticide, 15th January 1691.

Reference Number: t16910115-15
Offence: Killing > infanticide
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Anne Stephens was Indicted for murthering her Female Bastard Infant Child , on the 4th Day of this instant January . The Evidence was, That she brought forth the Child privately in her Chamber, after which she conveyed it into the House of Office: which was plainly sworn against her, and that the Child's Jawbone was broke, and the Face of it was cut with a Pair of scissers, on the corner of the Mouth 2 Inches deep and one in length. She had nothing to say for her self, so was found Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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