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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16820601001"/>AT THE SESSIONS That Begun at the Sessions-house IN THE OLD-BAYLY,
<p>On the 1st of June, and Ended on the 2d.</p>
<p>Take the Account as followeth.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="u16820601a-8-victim27" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> Living in Drury Lane of 49 pieces of Gold, a Gold Watch, several Rings, half shirts, and a Silver hilted Sword, which he conveyed out of his Lodging, having been formerly a Servant to the Earl of Argloss, with whom likewise the Gentleman Lived. The Prisoner upon his Tryal denyed the taking the Goods and Money, although he had some time before confessed the Robbery, not only before the Justice, but likewise in Prison, but being urged by the Court to tell the Truth, he could no longer deny the Fact, but declared that he was Inticed to consent to the Robbery, and was aiding and abetting therein: but denyed he either broke open the door, or carryed away the Goods and Money, but owned that he had a share, as also the Gold Watch, whereupon he was found Guilty of the Fellony.</p>
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<interp inst="u16820601a-7-victim29" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , by entring her House at a back Window, and taking thence Feather-beds, Carpets, Curtains, and the like, which being discovered in the place where he had conveyed them, he thought it not convenient to put the Court to farther trouble, but confessed he was Guilty.</p>
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<interp inst="u16820601a-6-victim42" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , being taken in the very Fact, yet he denyed it upon his Tryal, till at last it was proved some part of the Goods were found in his Breeches, then he said that they accidentally drop'd into them, but he could not so impose upon the Jury, for they found him Guilty.</p>
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<persName id="u16820601a-11-defend44" type="defendantName"> Jane Kent
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<interp inst="u16820601a-11-person47" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> on Mile-End-Green, as likewise his Wife; he first gave Evidence, and told the Court a long story of two Sows that he had had bewitched, by reason he would not trust
<persName id="u16820601a-11-person48"> Jane Kent
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<interp inst="u16820601a-11-person48" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> for two Pigs that she had bespoke, and that he never killed any Pigs, but she would send to ask whether he had killed any of the Pigs she bespoke: and farther, that after the Death of his Swine, his Daughter fell sick and dyed in a strange Manner; and that his Wife falling sick likewise, he went to a Doctor in Spittlefields, who advised him to a Medicine, that as he said took off the Spell, and put the Prisoner into such pain, that she came howling to his door, although he did not see her, being charged to keep the door shut. A woman likewise swore that she had an unusual Tet, and several other strange marks: But Evidence being given for her, that she was a laborious Woman, and frequented Religious Assemblies, she was acquitted.</p>
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<interp inst="u16820601a-10-defend50" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> one of the Life-guard, was Tryed for killing one
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<interp inst="u16820601a-10-victim51" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> near Hide-Park in fighting; the Defendant having received several Wounds, but the Prisoner pleading that it was se Defendendo, and that when the Deceased drew, he retreated as far as he could; And there appearing no former grudge, the Jury gave their Verdict that he was Guilty of Manslaughter.</p>
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<persName id="u16820601a-12-victim54" type="victimName"> Turner
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<interp inst="u16820601a-12-victim54" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> of the Temple, on Sunday last; the nature of the Fact being this, he having Picklock Keys, endeavoured to open the door, but finding it bolted, he with a Betty forced it open, but entring found the Landress there, whereat he cryed he was betrayed, and then drawing a Pistol out of his pocket Swore that unless she would let him depart without making any discovery he would Pistol her, which for fear she promised, but he was no sooner gone but she shut the door, and cryed Thieves, whereupon he was taken, upon Evidence he was found Guilty.</p>
<p>A Person was Tryed for Robbing the Chamber of
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<interp inst="u16820601a-13-victim55" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in the Temple, and taking thence Silk Curtains, to the worth of 20 pounds, part of which was taken in the possession of the Prisoners Wife, as she was going to pawn them at a Brokers, and the Prisoner having confessed it, he was found Guilty.</p>
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<p>Several Presentments were made this Sessions of Recusants, many of them being of note.</p> </div1>
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<p>There were 4 Condemned, 3 women and one man, viz.
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