Ann Clemens, Elizabeth Tomlins, Royal Offences > coining offences, 12th October 1693.

Reference Number: t16931012-59
Offence: Royal Offences > coining offences
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Ann Clemens , Wife of William Clemens , and Elizabeth Tomlins of Stepney , were both Indicted for High Treason, in Cutting, Clipping, and Diminishing the Currant Money of this Kingdom of England, &c. Upon Evidence it appeared, That there was found in the Prisoner's house at Poplar Sixty Ounces of Clippings; and Six pair of Shears, and other Instruments fit for the Trade; which was fully proved, and they could not contradict it; They were both found guilty of High Treason.

[Death. See summary.]


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