James Cary, Sexual Offences > bigamy, 6th September 1693.

Reference Number: t16930906-25
Offence: Sexual Offences > bigamy
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

James Cary was indicted for Felony, in marrying two Wives, the first named Ann Cleer , who she married in the 33d. Year of King Charles II. the other one Mary Serjeant whom he married in the fifth Year of King William and Queen Mary . The Evidence declared upon Oath, that he did confess to have married Ann Cleer, and had lived with her as her Husband, besides the Church-book proved it upon him, out of which a Certificate was taken and brought to the Court; and as to the marriage of the second, viz. Mary Serjeant, he did not deny that; so he was found guilty of Felony.

[Death. See summary.]


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