William Turner, William Bagly, Bethia Evans, Royal Offences > coining offences, 16th January 1693.

Reference Number: t16930116-25
Offence: Royal Offences > coining offences
Verdict: Not Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Death

William Turner , William Bagly , and Bethia Evans were tryed for High-Treason, for Forging and Counterfeiting the lawful Coyn of England ; there was found in Turner's House in Swallowstreet , several Stamps, Files, Melting-Pots, and several Half-Crowns and Shillings made of False Metal, which was shewed to the Jury, and Turner hid himself in the House of Office, but was soon fetch'd out by Mr. Dunn, there was no Evidence that affected the Woman and Bagly, so they were acquitted , but Turner was found guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]


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