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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16800910001"/>THE ACCCOUNT Of several of the most Remarkable TRYALS That were Tryed at the Sessions-house in the OLD-BAILEY, At the Sessions holden there for the City of London and Country of Middlesex, begun on Friday the Tenth of this instant September, and ending on Munday the Thirteenth of the same: with a particular Relation of the Robbery committed on the Bridge.
<p>AND THE Tryal and Sentence of Mrs.
<persName id="f16800910-1-person1">Eliz. Cellier</persName> the Popish Midwife: With the Number of those Condemned to Die, Burnt in the Hand, Whipt, and to be Transported.</p> </div1>
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<p>FIrst
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<interp inst="t16800910-1-person8" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) was gone to Church, came and knocked at the door; upon which, the Maid peeping through the Key-hole, demanded what they would have? their answer was, That they were friends of Mr. Kings, and would needs speak with him: the Maid replyed he was not within: to which Sutton answered, that his Wife and he were newly come out of the Countrey, and that the Air was not agreeing with her, she was taken sick coming over the Bridge, and that if she would open the door, they would stay till Mr. King come home; upon which she opened it and let them in, they telling her that they were her Masters Cozens, and seemed much to admire the Furniture of the House, commending it above whatever they saw in the Country; the Woman still feigning herself sick: and so cunning were they, that they would not believe the Wench, though she several times affirmed there was none at home but her self; till asking for a Vault, she told him, it was up stairs at the top of the House, where going up, he staid but a very short time, and then coming down again, went seemingly to kiss the Maid, and thereupon clapt his hands to her Throat, saying, He came for Money; at which surprize she crying out, the Woman cry'd, God dam her cut her Throat, and thereupon both of them falling upon her, bound her, and then searching for a Knife, at last found one, with which they endeavoured to cut her Throat; but she with strugling got her hands loose, and wrested the Knife out of their hands, upon which they binding her faster, upon promise she would no more cry out, left her, and went to breaking open the Trunks and Chests, and got one Silver Bason, six Silver Plates, two dozen of Spoons, two Tankards, one Sugar-dish; and then breaking open the shop-door, got a hundred and ninety seven pounds in money; but in the time they were plundering, the Maid got loose, though all bloody, shut her self into a Room, and cryed
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The next was one
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<persName id="s16800910-1-person59"> Thomas Bates
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person59" type="surname" value="Bates"/>
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person59" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person59" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and
<persName id="s16800910-1-person60"> John Wright
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person60" type="surname" value="Wright"/>
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person60" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person60" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ordered to be Transported.
<persName id="s16800910-1-person61"> William Haines
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person61" type="surname" value="Haines"/>
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person61" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person61" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s16800910-1-person62"> Elizabeth Johnson
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person62" type="surname" value="Johnson"/>
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person62" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person62" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s16800910-1-person63"> Mary Roe
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person63" type="surname" value="Roe"/>
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person63" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="s16800910-1-person63" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , alias Cute, to be Whiped.</p> </div1> </div0> </body> </text></TEI.2>

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