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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16831010001"/>THE TRUE NARRATIVE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT The Sessions-House IN THE OLD-BAYLY,
<p>Which began on Wednesday the 10th of this Instant October, and ended on Saturday the 12th, of the same Month.</p>
<p>Giving an Account of all the Remarable Tryals there, Viz. For High-Treason, Murders, Fellonies, and Burglaries, &c. with the Criminals Names, and Places of Committing their Facts, with the Number of those Condemn'd to be Hang'd Transported, and to be Whip.</p>
<p>AT the Sessions-House in the Old-Bayly, on Wednesday the 10th. of this Instant October, about 9 a Clock in the Morning, the Right Honourable St.
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<interp inst="f16831010-1-person1" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> Kt. Custos, Lord Mayer of the City of London; for the time being; with several Aldermen, Justices of the same City; together with the Right Honourable Sr.
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<interp inst="f16831010-1-person2" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> Knight and Barronet, Lord Chief Justice of his Majesties Court of Kings-Bench, and one of the Lords of his Majesties most Honourable Privy Council; Sr.
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16831010002"/>Murders, Burglaries, &c. were read, as hereafter are named, who pleaded not Guilty; and put themselves upon their Tryals, Viz.
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<interp inst="u16831010a-10-victim13" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> a Child. It appeared; that upon turning of his Coach upon the Corner of a Street, the Wheel accidentally ran over the Head of the said party, and no Malice being, &c. the Jury found him Guilty of Manslaughter.</p>
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<interp inst="u16831010a-11-victim17" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , Aged sixty years, or thereabouts; but upon full inquiry into the Fact, the Evidence was not so convincing as to induce the Jury to find him Guilty. The same Prosecuters preferred two other Indictments of Fellony against the same person; and alledged, he had Felloniously took from her a Ring, Scarf, and Hood, &c. the same day: which appearing more reasonable for the Jury to believe, they found the said
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<p>Thursday the 11th, according to the Adjournment last-Night, the Court, sat and proceeded in the Business of the Goal Delivery and
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<p>The said persons, together with one
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<interp inst="u16831010a-3-person62" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , a Cheesemonger somewhat near Billings-gate, and others of the same Gang, who are fled from Justice, had made it their common practice to Ape some hot-head Debauches of the Town, in kissing all women kind they met in the streets: and under that pretence they took the opportunity of picking their pockets, or Robbing them of any goods they might have about them; & were so audaciously insolent, that they pursued several women into the Houses they fled to avoid their Mischeivous useage: many modest Women complaining of their Beastly Affronts. In this manner they had pester'd the streets, Alleys and Lanes, near the Royal Exchange for some time, and would pass the streets with an unusual Boldnss for Villians of their profession; Whooping, and Hallowing. Their Rendevouz being at a kind of a Quakers Ale-House, at or near the Stocks Market: Being refused admittance into all other publick Houses in that Neighbourhood. Mr. Weston the City Martial, having notice of the said parties, took one of the same Profession of Filers, or divers that belonged to another Gang, and he ingeniously discovered the whole Herd, and was industriously Instrumental in the taking and apprehending, of the said notorious Malefactors. In the pursuit of them, The said
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<interp inst="u16831010a-3-person63" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , stobbed a Tallow Chandlers Apprentice, and but for the Extraordinary care of the Chirurgeon, the wound might have proved Mortal. The said Vanderlyn was taken at a Hatmakers neer St. Brides Church that used to dress Hats, and work in the way of his Trade, to several that are suspected to follow the said course of life.</p>
<p>Our said Sparks, would sometime, according to the season of the year Travil the Circuits, and repear to Inns in Towns appointed for the Assizes, and pretend to take up Lodgings for the Judges Attendance; when indeed they had no other business but Robing or Stealing where ever they came; and are said to out-do any, that ever yet pretended to the Profession in all manner of wickedness; though some of them have scarce seen sixteen years in the World, & the Gravest of the Gang, not much above twenty, but most of them have the Charracter of being Thieves, almost ever since they were able to walk the Streets.</p>
<p>upon the said Tryal, the Evidence was full and plain against them all
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<interp inst="u16831010a-5-victim71" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and stealing a Tankard and other Goods, but the Prosecuter not being able to prove Matter of Fact (alledging only some Circum; stances) he was found not Guilty of that Indictment.
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<persName id="u16831010a-5-defend75" type="defendantName"> Robert Dillaber
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<persName id="u16831010a-5-defend77" type="defendantName"> Thomas Hernes
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<persName id="u16831010a-5-defend79" type="defendantName"> Jacob Horten
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<persName id="u16831010a-5-victim80" type="victimName"> John Harding
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<interp inst="u16831010a-5-victim80" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> at the Kings-Head in Fanchurch-Street. brought in not Guilty
<persName id="u16831010a-5-defend81" type="defendantName"> Samuel Mathews
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<interp inst="u16831010a-5-defend81" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , was tryed for stealidg a Silver Tankard from
<persName id="u16831010a-5-victim83" type="victimName"> Tho. Caucor
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<persName id="u16831010a-5-defend86" type="defendantName"> Wm. Stanbrook
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<interp inst="u16831010a-5-defend86" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , were tryed for a Felony of the same Nature. Green was Convicted, and Stanbrook accquitted.
<persName id="u16831010a-5-defend87" type="defendantName"> Hanah Pesar
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<interp inst="u16831010a-5-defend87" type="given" value="Hanah"/>
<interp inst="u16831010a-5-defend87" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , was tryed for taking a Watch from the person of
<persName id="u16831010a-5-victim89" type="victimName"> Robert Rouse
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<interp inst="u16831010a-5-victim89" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and Accquitted.
<persName id="u16831010a-5-defend91" type="defendantName"> John Knight
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<interp inst="u16831010a-5-defend91" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="u16831010a-5-defend92" type="defendantName"> Thomas Bybody
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<interp inst="u16831010a-5-defend92" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="u16831010a-5-defend92" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and
<persName id="u16831010a-5-defend94" type="defendantName"> Thomas Edmunds
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<interp inst="u16831010a-5-defend94" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="u16831010a-5-defend94" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , were all Convicted for stealing two Geldings.</p>
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<p>Saturday Morning, the Sessions met, and proceeded in the business;
<persName id="s16831010-1-person95"> Mary Phelps
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<interp inst="s16831010-1-person95" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="s16831010-1-person95" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , was found Guilty of Murthering
<persName id="s16831010-1-person96"> John Charlton
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<interp inst="s16831010-1-person96" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="s16831010-1-person96" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in Covent-Garden, and
<persName id="s16831010-1-person97"> Francis Eggleston
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<interp inst="s16831010-1-person97" type="given" value="Francis"/>
<interp inst="s16831010-1-person97" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , was found Guilty of a Robbery on the High-way, and taking a Cravat, & Hat, from Isaack Jacson.
<persName id="s16831010-1-person98"> William Clark
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<interp inst="s16831010-1-person98" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="s16831010-1-person98" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , was found Guilty of speaking Treasonable Words, concerning his Majesty and saying the present Fanatick Conspiracy, or Plot, was no Plot & ordered to stand in the Pillory, & pay a Fine to the King, of 100 Markes. Charles Futler was Convicted of High-Treason, for diminishing the Current Coin.
<persName id="s16831010-1-person99"> John Quarles
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<interp inst="s16831010-1-person99" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="s16831010-1-person99" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and
<persName id="s16831010-1-person100"> Charles Temple
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<interp inst="s16831010-1-person100" type="given" value="Charles"/>
<interp inst="s16831010-1-person100" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , were found Guilty of Felony. Divers others were tryed for Felonies of divers kinds, and accquitted. No possitive proof being brought against them, in Fine. The Court passed Sentence of Death, upon 17. Vez.
<persName id="s16831010-1-person101">Eliz. Hare</persName> , and Cha. Butler, for High-Treason,
<persName id="s16831010-1-person102"> Mary Phelps
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<interp inst="s16831010-1-person102" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="s16831010-1-person102" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> for Murther, and several Felonies of divers kinds. 8 were Burnt in the hand, and 8 Transported, and 6 ordered to be Whip'd, which concluded the Sessions.</p> </div1> </div0> </body> </text></TEI.2>

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