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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16960227001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE King's Commission on 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 Thursday, Friday and Saturday, being the 27th, 28th, and 29th Days of February, and Monday, Thursday and Friday, being the 2d, 5th and 6th Days of March. 1695/6. And in the Eighth Year of His MAJESTIES Reign.</p>
<p>THE Sessions of Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, Goal-Delivery of Newgate, held at Justice-Hall in the Old-Bayly, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, being the 27th, 28th, and 29th Days of February; and Monday, Thursday and Friday, being the 2d, 5th and 6th Days of March, 1695/6. before the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>The Jurors are as follow;</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>The Proceedings are these:</p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
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<note>[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Provide sureties for good behaviour. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16960227006"/>The Trials being over, the Court gave Sentence as followeth,</p>
<p>Received Sentence of Death, 7.</p>
<p>Peter Clarke, Michael Hall, Joseph Jordan, Richard Lewis, Robert Maynard, George Richardson, and Sarah Wittall.</p>
<p>Burnt in the Hand, 17.</p>
<p>Elizabeth Askew, Benjamin Carr, Hilliard Cooland, Catherine Davis, Elizabeth Edwards, Mark Fenton, Mary Harris, Joseph Johnson, James Knowland, William Kilby, Felix Tike, Abigal Kelley, James Mollet, Thomas Morgan, William Meakins, George Ruddles, John Sharpe.</p>
<p>To be Whipt, 5.</p>
<p>George Bowyer, John Carrol, James Gawden, Jane Higden, Richard Hawkins.</p>
<p>Ordered into His Majesty's Service, 10.</p>
<p>Benjamin Carr, Hilliard Cooland, Mark Fenton, Joseph Johnson, James Knowland, William Kilby, Felix Tike, James Mollet, Thomas Morgan, George Ruddles.</p>
<p>James Pullen fined Twenty Marks.</p>
<p>Charles Stanley fined 100 Marks, and to stand in the Pillory at Temple-Bar and at Charing-cross, and to find Sureties for his Good Behaviour for a Twelvemonth.</p>
<p>Joseph Williams fined 40 Marks, and to stand three times in the Pillory, and to give Sureties for his Good Behaviour for a Twelvemonth.</p>
<p>Sarah Wittall pleaded her Belly, and was found quick with Child.</p>
<p>These Persons following were convicted formerly, and begged the Benefit of his Majesty's Pardox on their Knees, with condition that they would serve His Majesty in Flanders, and not to desert or come into this Kingdom on pain of Death.</p>
<p>John Marshal, George Derack, John Thompson, Humphey Burton, William Ingram, Richard Scot, Thomas Johnson, John Davis, alias Davy, John Shaw, John Terry, William Wake, alias Dimock, Peter Lawman, Francis Buckley, Thomas Mitchel, John Jones, alias Hodge, Thomas Butcher, William Morgan.</p> </div1>
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<p>Some Books Printed for B. Aylmer, at the Three Pigeons in Cornhill.</p>
<p>THE Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, late Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, containing Fifty four Sermons and Discourses on Several Occasions; together with the Rule of Faith. Being all that were published by his Grace himself, and now collected into one Volume: To which is added, an Alphabetical Table of the Principal Matters. Price 20 s.</p>
<p>The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New; with Annotations and very exact Parallel Scriptures. To which is Annex'd the Harmony of the Gospels; as also the Reduction of the Jewish Weights, Coins and Measures, to our English Standards. And a Table of the Promises in Scripture. By Samuel Clark, Minister of the Gospel. Printed in Folio on a very Fair Letter; the like never before in one Volume.</p>
<p>Six Sermons; viz. Of Stedfastness in Religion. Of Family Religion. Of Education of Children. Of the Advantages of an Early Piety. By his Grace, John, late Archbishop of Canterbury. In 120. price 18 d.</p>
<p>A Persuasive to frequent Communion in the Holy Sacrament of the Lord's Supper. Also by his Grace, John, late Archbishop of Canterbury. in 120. Bound 6 d. or Stitch'd in 8vo. 3 d. or something Cheaper to those that are so Charitable to give away Numbers.</p>
<p>Contemplations of Death and Immortality: By the late Earl of Manchester. The 15th Edition, In 120. Price 12 d.</p>
<p>Practical Discourses upon the Consideration of our Latter End, and the Danger and Mischief of Delaying Repentance. Also by Dr. Isaac Barrow, in 8vo. Price 18 d.</p>
<p>A Familiar Guide to the Right and Profitable Receiving of the Lord's Supper: Wherein also the Way and Method of our Salvation is briefly and plainly declared. By T. Dorrington. Price 12 d.</p>
<p>The Four Last Things, viz. Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell: Practically Considered and Applied. By W. Bates, D. D. in 120. Price 2 s.</p>
<p>Mr. Flamstead of Greenwich, his exact Correct Tide-Table; shewing the true Times of the High-Water at London-Bridge to every day in the year 1696. Price 2 d. (very proper for all publick Houses).</p>
<p>AN Enquiry into the Nature and Obligation of Legal Rights: With Respect to the Popular Pleas of the Late K. James's Remaining Right to the Crown. The Second Edition. Printed by R. Roberts.</p>
<p>Two Sermons preach'd before the Condem'd Criminals at Newgate, 1695. By B. Crooke, M. A. Rector of St. Michael's Woodstreet, London. Printed for Benj. Took, at the Middle Temple Gate, in Fleetstreet.</p>
<p>An Admirable Water against Convulsion Fitts, and the Falling Sickness. Being a Secret kept in an Eminent Family for many Years, and now for general good made publick. To be sold by Mr. Aylmer at the Three Pidgeons against the Royal Exchange in Cornhill. The smaller Bottle at 3 s.</p>
<p>B. Lilburn that lately lived on Ludgate-hill next door to the Kings-Arms Tavern near Fleetbridge, is now removed next door to the sign of the Ship, near Fleetstreet, in White Fryers, who prepareth and felleth the Water for taking away the Freckles, Pimples, Worms, and Morphew in the Face; Elixir Salutis, Balsamum Vita, tinctura Vita; and Excellent Water and Oyntment for the Eyes, Ointments for the Rickets, Burns, Scalds, Wounds, Aches, Sprains, &c. Powders, Dentrifices, Elixirs, Essences, Oyls, Spirits, &c. for the easing and curing of most Distempers incident to Humane Bodies; The Water for taking away the Freckles, Pimples, &c. is likewise sold at several Places in and about this City and Countrey. And to prevent mistakes and counterfeits, take notice my Bottles will be Sealed with my Coat of Arms, viz. the Three Water-Bugets and Half-Moon. The price Three Shillings the Half-pint Bottle.</p>
<p>At the Blew Ball in Whale Bone-Court, at the Lower End of Bartholomew Lane, near the Royal Exchange; Liveth W. Ebny, Professor of Physick, of known Integrity: Who most safely and expeditiously Cures Deafness and Noises in the Ears in any, of what Age soever (if Curable) and at first sight, by Inspection, resolves the Patient if so or not, as most eminent Persons of Quality can testify. The Ear is the Organ of Hearing, the most Spiritual Sense, the Agent of Understanding, the Gate through which Sense, Truth, and Virtue, hath its Entrance into the Soul. He hath likewise a Pill which Cleanseth the Blood from all Impurities, infallibly curing the Scurvey: It cures the Head-Ach to Admiration, taking away Vapours Offensive to the Brain: It creates a good Stomach and Digestion; takes away Sharpness of Urine, and Cleanseth the Reins; and being a certain and present remedy for the Gout. It cures all Joynt-Pains, resists Feavers and Surfeits; and preserves the Body in perfect Health. He hath Boxes of several Prices, according as Necessity requires, with Directions, from 1 s. 6 d. to 3 s. Also a most excellent Gargarism or Mouth-water, which will make Black or Yellow Teeth as White as Ivory in a few times using; and it will certainly cure the Scurvy, and all other Diseases incident to the Mouth, Teeth, and Gums. The Glasses are of several Prices, with Directions.</p> </div1> </div0> </body> </text></TEI.2>

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