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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16970224001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commission 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, Friday, Saturday, and Monday, being the 24th, 25th, 26th, and 27th Days of February, and the 1st of March, 1696/7.</p>
<p>And in the Eighth Year of His Majesties Reign.</p>
<p>THe Sessions of Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery of Newgate, held at Justice-Hall in the Old-Bayly, on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Monday, being the 24th, 25th, 26th, and 27th Days of February, and the 1st of March, 1696/7 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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<interp inst="t16970224-48-off257" type="offenceSubcategory" value="seditiousWords"/> Cursing the King, and for Assaulting Hannah Pitham. The Evidence declared that there happened to be some Discourse about the French King; and they declared that he was the greatest Monarch in the whole World; and said, God Damn King William, and all that love him, for that they never had a penny of King William's Money, but King James's </rs>. The Fact was very fully proved against them; yet they aledged that they were in Drink; but it did not avail them, the Jury found them both
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<note>[Text unreadable in original.]</note> and carried them to the Temple-stairs, and got them in Boats, and carried them to Dorset-stairs, and from thence to Gurneys House in White-Fryers, they pursuing them there, the Fryers-men beat them, and knockt them down. The Trial lasted long; and the Jury having considered the matter, found him
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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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