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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16830418001"/>The TRUE PROCEEDINGS OF THE SESSIONS, Begun at the OLD-BAYLY, On Wednesday the 18th. of April, 1683.
<p>Giving an Account of the several Tryals (viz.) for High Treason, Murders, Felonies, &c. with the Condemnation of those Convicted.</p>
<p>Printed by Authority.</p> </div1>
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<p>THe First Arraigned was
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>One
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t16830418-2-off4 t16830418-2-victim6"/> </persName> in London; but upon his said Arraignment
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<interp inst="t16830418-2-verdict6" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/> Pleaded Guilty </rs> to that, and all other things within the Benefit of the Clergy.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>After which
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<p>
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<interp inst="u16830418a-12-defend85" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for that he and five more coming into an Alehouse not far from the Haymarket, about 9 at Night after they had drank about 13 d. and paid it, called for some more, and the Landlord one
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<p>In Conclusion, 6 Received Sentence of Death, viz. W. Riggs,
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<persName id="s16830418-1-person95">Eliz. Cherry</persName> .</p>
<p>As many Received the Benefit of the Clergy, viz. Mr. Conway, Mr. Philips, Mr. Rossington,
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<p>8 or more obtained to be Transported,
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<persName id="s16830418-1-person102">W. </persName> Simths,
<persName id="s16830418-1-person103"> Philip Johnson
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<persName id="s16830418-1-person104"> Francis Johnson
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<persName id="s16830418-1-person105">Tho. </persName> Walker.</p>
<p>And 5 Received Sentence to be Whipt.</p>
<p>Besides the Fellons, there was also Indicted at the Old Bayly, some Persons for Writing and Printing of a Scandalous Pamphlet or Libel.</p>
<p>The Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, were again tendred to Mr. Bampfield and Mr Griffith, two Dissenting Ministers, but by them refused.</p>
<p>Some Presentments hath been made by the Grand Jury of London, relating to the putting the Laws in Execution against Popish Recusants, and unlawful Conventicles.</p>
<p>We hear that the Quarter Sessions was also this Week held for the County of Surrey, where Mr.
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