Offence: Sexual Offences > sodomy
Verdict: Guilty > no_subcategory; Guilty > no_subcategory
Punishment: Imprisonment > hard labour
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THE SOLICITOR-GENERAL (SIR FRANK LOCKWOOD, Q.C.), with MESSRS. C. F.
GILL and HORACE AVORY Prosecuted; SIR EDWARD CLARKE, Q.C.,
with MESSRS. CHARLES MATHEWS and TRAVERS HUMPHREYS, appeared for Wilde; MR. J.P. GRAIN for Taylor.
Upon the joint application of SIR EDWARD CLARKE and MR. GRAIN, the defendants were tried separately.
TAYLOR thereupon was first tried; he was
FOUND GUILTY on certain counts.
WILDE was then put on his trial, and also being FOUND GUILTY, both the defendants were sentenced to Two Years' Hard Labour.