John Urwin, Killing > murder, 6th December 1693.

Reference Number: t16931206-32
Offence: Killing > murder
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Urwin of St. Giles's in the Fields , was tried for that he together with Edward Harding , not yet taken, did Kill and Murder one Bryant Ryley , giving him a mortal Wound near to the right Pap, of the depth of ten Inches, of which he died immediately . The Evidence was, That Mr. Ryley was killed in Monmouth street , and that the Prisoners presently after sent for a Woman of their Acquaintance to an Ale-house; and Harding was much in Drink, but Urwin was Sober; and Harding told the Witness, That he was afraid that he had killed a Man; and at the same time he wounded one Mr. Horton, that went to keep them from killing Mr. Ryley, The Prisoner said, he knew nothing of the Murder; but the Evidence was positive, and Harding is run away. So he was found guilty of the Murder.

[Death. See summary.]


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