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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16911209001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King and Queens Commissions OF THE Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery of Newgate, held for the CITY of London, and COUNTY of Middlesex at Justice-Hall in the OLD-BAYLY.</p>
<p>On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, being the 9th, 10th, and 11th. Days of December, 1691. And in the Third Year of their MAJESTIES Reign.</p>
<p>THE Sessions of Peace, Oyer and Terminer, Goal Delivery of Newgate, held at Justice-Hall in the Old-Bayly, On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, being the 9th, 10th, and 11th. Days of December, 1691. before the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>The Jurors were as follows.</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>
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<persName id="f16911209-1-person13" type="jurorName"> Samuel Webb
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<persName id="f16911209-1-person17" type="jurorName"> French Gotobed
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<persName id="f16911209-1-person18" type="jurorName"> Richard Smith
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<persName id="f16911209-1-person19" type="jurorName"> Michael Lucas
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<persName id="f16911209-1-person21" type="jurorName"> Henry Jones
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<p>The Proceedings were these:</p> </div1>
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