Cecilia Labree, Royal Offences > coining offences, Royal Offences > coining offences, 19th May 1697.

Reference Number: t16970519-46
Offences: Royal Offences > coining offences; Royal Offences > coining offences
Verdicts: Guilty
Punishments: Death

Cecilia Labree was indicted upon two Indictments: The first for Counterfeiting ; the other for Filing the New Money of the Currant Coin of this Kingdom . It appeared, That they found in her House all sorts of Tools fitting for that pernicious Trade of false Coyning, the like hath scarcely been heard of; there was a Mill, Fly, Edgers, Crucibles, with all other things, besides Money that was unfinished. The Prisoner said she knew nothing of it; the Fact being so plain, the Jury found her guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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