Old Bailey Proceedings, 28th August 1700.
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The PROCEEDINGS of the King's Commission of the Peace, AND Oyer and Terminer and Goal-Delivery of Newgate, held for the CITY of London, and COUNTY of Middlesex, at Justice-Hall in the OLD-BAILEY.

On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, being the 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st Days of August 1700.

And in the Twelfth Year of his Majesty's Reign.

THE Sessions of Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-delivery of Newgate, held at Justice-Hall in the Old-Bailey, on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, being the 28, 29, 30, and 31st Days of August, 1700. Before the right Honourable, Sir RICHARD LEVET , Knight, Lord Mayor of the City of London, and Sir SALATHIEL LOVELL , Recorder, with several others of his Majesties Justices for the City of London and County of Middlesex.

The Jurors are as follow:

London Jury.

Isaac Ash ,

Augustine Brian ,

Richard Blagrave ,

William Vanherhassel ,

Robert Hewen ,

William Billers ,

John Jackson ,

John Round ,

Lawrence Stevenson ,

William Grosvenor ,

Joseph Edwards ,

Nathaniel Spinlowe ,

Middlesex Jury.

John Page , Gent.

John Marsh .

Ralph Marsh .

Charles Munden .

John Wyan .

William Cliffton

John Attfeild .

John Smith .

Marmaduke Bramley .

Phillip Burgis .

Daniel Hawkins .

Robert Dix .

The Proceedings were these.

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Elizabeth Lucas , of the Parish of St. Magnus the Martyr , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 50 Yards of Worsted Stuff, value 40 s. on the 26th of July last, the Goods of John Heath . Mr. Heath's Wife deposed that the Prisoner came into the Shop, pretending to buy some Goods, and took her opportunity and convey'd the piece of Stuff under her Petticoat: A little after she pretended she did not like the Goods, and was going out of the Shop, but was stopt, and the Goods pulled from under her Cloths. The Prisoner alledg'd that she knew nothing of it, and was not sensible at that time what she did, nor never did an ill thing, or was ever before a Judge or Justice in all her Life. The Jury having considered the Matter, found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

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Elizabeth Robinson , and Sarah Bellingham , of the Parish of St. Andrew Undershaft , were Indicted for feloniously stealing 20 China Cups, and 9 small China Dishes , the Goods of Thomas Houghton on the 13th of August last. The Prosecutor said that Robinson came to his Ware-House and cheapned some China Ware, but went her ways, and he went to the East-India House to a Sale that was there. He being gone, she me again with the other Woman, where after some time ey were taken, and the Goods found in a bag between Robinsons Legs; upon which the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d. But the Evidence against Bellingham was not sufficient to convict her, she was Acquitted .

They were a second time Indicted for feloniously stealing from Peter Motteux 6 Yards of Muslin on the said 13th of August . The Evidence against them on this Indictment, not being sufficient to Convict them, they were both Acquitted .

[Whipping. See summary.]

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John Hollingsworth , of the Parish of St. Buttolphs without Bishopsgate , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a pair of Spurs , the Goods of Thomas Skinner , on the 22d of August last. To which Indictment he pleaded Guilty .

He was a second time Indicted for stealing 2 Saddles , the Goods of Phillip Sheppard , on the 2d of August last. To which Indictment he likewise pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Jane Wilson of the Parish of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for Felony and Robbery, for Robbing the House of Jeremy Deere , in the Day time, and putting Elizabeth his Wife in fear on the 18th of August last, and taking thence 2 Holland Shirts, 8 Smocks a Silver Fringe, and Divers other Goods . The Prosecutors Wife deposed that she sitting below Stairs in the Kitchen heard a great noise above, upon which she went into the Street and called some People to her assistance, who coming, found the Prisoner with her Lap full of Goods, which she had taken out of her Drawers. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying she knew nothing of it: But it was fully proved against her. The Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Edward Jones , of the Parish of Stepny , was Indicted for Felony and Robbery, for Robbing the House of Benedict Marriot , no Person being therein, on the 6th of July last, and taking thence a Crape Gown, a Stuff Gown, a Serge Petticoat, and 3 Silk Petticoats . The Evidence against him not being sufficient to Convict him, he was Acquitted .

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Mary Collins , of the Parish of St James Westminster , was Indicted for Felony and Robbery, for Robbing the House of John George , on the 11th of August last, and taking thence a Holland Sheet, 2 Shirts; the Goods of John George, and two Shirts, 1 Flannel Petticoat, 1 Suit of Laced Muslin Head-cloaths, and 1 Silver Thimble the Goods of Lydia Pairman . The first Evidence deposed that she saw some Goods bundled up as did belong to the House: She was resolved to watch the Thief, and accordingly the Prisoner came and went to the Door to see if any Person should see her, but was discovered by a Neighbours Servant, who askt her what she did there, and she told her that she did come to ask for a bit of Victuals, and went in again, where she was taken. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying, she had a Mother that was Sick, and came to the House and ask'd for some Victuals, but did not meddle with any thing; but that did not avail her, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d. and Acquitted her of the Robbery.

[Whipping. See summary.]

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John Bentley , of the Parish of St. Andrews Holborn , was Indicted for Feloniously Stealing a pair of Boots, 7 pair of Shoes, a Hammer, a pair of Nippers, a rubbing Stick, and a Shoulder Stick , the Goods of James Gilling , on the 18th of May last. The Evidence

against him not being sufficient to Convict him, he was Acquitted .

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Richard Thorney, alias Country Dick , of the Parish of St. Buttolph without Aldgate , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of David Watson , on the 16th of April last, between 2 and 3 in the Night, and taking thence 8 Serge Jackets, a stuff Wastcoat, 13 blew Linnen Shirts, 7 pair of Calamanca stuff Breeches, 11 pair of Linnen Breeches, and divers other Goods . But the Evidence against him not being sufficient to Convict him, he was Acquitted .

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David Martin shrider , of the Parish of St. Andrews Holborn , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a wrought Holland Quilt, value 20 s. from Jeremy Deere , and a stuff Gown, the Goods of Eve Harrintine , Spinster , on the 27th of August last . The Prosecutor said, that he was in a Garden, news was brought him that he was Robbed, upon which he and his Servant ran, and a Porter seeing them run followed them, upon which the Porter overtook the Prisoner in Grays-Inn-fields, who threw down the things and would have made his escape, but however he laid hold and seiz'd him. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying he did not Steal any thing, but found them in the middle of the Fields, but could not prove it or call any to his Reputation. The Jury thereupon found him Guilty .

[Transportation. See summary.]

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John Wheeler , of the Parish of St. Giles without Cripplegate , was Indicted for Robbing one Henry Mosse on the Highway, on the 25th of March last, and taking from him a Cloath Coat, a Muslin Neckcloath, and a pair of Silver Buttons . Mosse deposed that his Master sent him on an Errand into Old street, but coming back was set upon in Bunhil-feilds , and compelled him to go behind the Mount, where they took off his Coat and Neck-cloath, and bound him Hand and Foot, and believed that the Prisoner was one of the Men. Another Evidence deposed that he was in the Robbery, and that the Prisoner and he robbed the Prosecutor, and took his Goods and sold them to one Seabrook in Barbican; all which was fully proved against him; but the Prisoner denied the Fact, saying he knew nothing of it, nor ever did an ill thing in all his Life, but could not call any to his Reputation, which the Jury having considered, found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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John Tackerberry , of the Parish of St. Pancras , was Indicted for Robbing one Gabriel Baily on the 4th of August last, and taking from him a pair of Shoes, and a pair of Iron Shoe Buckles, a Muslin Cravat, a strip'd Handerchief, and 1 s. 4 d. in Money numbred . The first Evidence was Mr Bayly, who deposed that he had been at North-hall to see his Wife who was Sick, and as he was coming home between 8 and 9 at Night, he was set upon between Highgate and London, that they took off his Shoes, Neckcloath and other things, as his Hat and Perriwig, which being not good enough for them, they gave him them again, and left them, and said he took the Prisoner afterwards with the Shoes upon his Feet at Saffron hill by Mutton-lane. The next Evidence was a Boy, who said he was going to the Bear-Garden to see a Prize, and he said he saw the Shoes upon the Prisoners Feet, he knowing them to be his Uncles, by reason he had cleaned them; he followed him till he came to a Coblers, where he seeing him stay, presently fetch'd his Uncle who seized him. Another Evidence was the Shoe makers Boy who made them, who deposed they were Mr. Bailys Shoes, and knew them by reason his Master had wrote Pipe-maker in the inside. The Prisoner utterly denied the Fact, saying that he bought the Shoes at the Rag Market in Rosemary-lane, but could not prove it, or call any to his Reputation, the Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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Robert Kentish , of the Parish of Eling , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Dowlas Shirts, value 4 s. the Goods of Ralph Wright , on the 23d of July last. The Prosecutor deposed that the Shirts were wash'd and hang'd upon the Hedge to dry, and the Prisoner came and took them away, but was seen by a Boy who came and told him; with that he pursued after him, and took him, and found the Goods in his Breeches. The Prisoner denied the fact, saying he found them in the Cart-way lying in the Road, but could not prove it, or call any to his Reputation; the Jury having considered the Matter, found him Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

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Mary Jones , of the Parish of Stepny , was Indicted for Felony and Robbery for breaking the House of Edward Owen , on the 20th of July last, about 2 in the Afternoon, and taking thence a Danmask Gown and Petticoat, a Monair Petticoat, a Shirt, 3 Smocks, A laced Handkerchief, a Serge Manlte, and 11 s. in Money . Mr. Owen said that he lost some Goods, but who took them he knew not; but his Wife deposed that she went out with her Child into the Feilds to quiet it, she lockt her Door; but when she came back, she saw the Prisoner come out with the things in her Lap; but looking found she was Robbed; with that they made pursuit after her, and took her in the Fields; upon which she threw down the things from out of her Lap, upon which they carried her back, and searching her found two pick Lock Keys hid in her Cloths. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying that she went to Swan Feilds to see her Brother, and coming that way a Woman came out with such things; but they mistrusting her took her up, whereas, she said, she knew nothing of it; but she did not prove it, neither could she call any to her Reputation. The Jury found her Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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Elizabeth Barnet and Ellinor Dic , both of the Parish of St. Leonard Shoreditch , were Indicted for breaking the House of Thomas Drew , on the 22d of July last, in the Day time no Person being therein, and taking thence a Hood, a Flaxen Sheet, a lac'd Cap, and 6 Pewter Spoons . The Prosecutors Wife deposed that she went down to the Alley Gate, and was not gone above half a quarter of an Hour, and coming back found the two Prisoners in her House, and the Goods bundled up, and that they were for making their Escape. But it did not appear they took any thing except a black Hood. The Jury having considered the Matter found them both Guilty to the value of 4 s.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Elizabeth Hurd , of the Parish of St. Stephen Coleman-street , was Indicted for privately stealing a Watch with a Shagreen Case, value 4 l. on the 25th of July last, the Goods of Thomas Spikeman . The Evidence against her not being sufficient to Convict her she was Acquitted .

She was a second time Indicted for feloniously stealing 6 Yards of Silver, and 17 Yards of Gold Lace , the Goods of Thomas Cage , on the 22d of August last. But the Evidence likewise not being sufficient to Convict her she was Acquitted .

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Devereux Feasaut and Walter Terrey , both of the Parish of St. Martin Vintry , were Indicted for Felony and Burglary for breaking the House of Thomas Walcup , on the 15th of March last, about 9 in the Night, and taking thence 6 Dozen pair of Mens Gloves, value 4 l. the Goods of William Harrison . Mr. Walcup deposed that his House was broke open and the Goods gone, but could not say who took them. Another Evidence was one who was in the Robbery, who said that they broke open the Door and took the Goods, and sold them to one Seabrook in Barbican, and afterwards divided the Money together. But the Prisoner denied the Fact, saying that they did not know the Evidence; but that did not avail them. The Jury found them both Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

Waiter Terrey was a second time Indicted for feloniously stealing from Richard Crosse a pair of Sheets, a Damask Table Cloth 2 yards of Muslin, 108 yards of Silk fooling, and divers other Goods , on the 10th of April last. The Prosecutor said that he was Robbed of Oris Lace and other Goods, but knew not who took them. The other Evidence, who was one who was in the Robbery, said that they took the Goods out of the Prosecutors Shop near the half Moon Tavern in Aldersgate-street , and afterwards sold them and shared the Money. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying he knew nothing of it; but that did not avail him, it being so plainly proved against him. The Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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Anne Wright , of the Parish of St. Mary Aldermanbury , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 3 l. 15 s. the Money of Thomas Willinton , on the 29th of June last. The Evidence against her not being sufficient to convict her, she was Acquitted .

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Bartholomew Allen , of the Parish of St. Mary le Savoy , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Silk Petticoat, the Goods of Henerita Pen , Spinster , and a Hood and Scarff, and a suit of Muslin Head Cloaths, the

Goods of Hannah Watten , Spinster , on the 8th of July last. The first Evidence deposed that she saw the Prisoner upon the Stairs, but did not see him come out of the Room, and he ask'd for one Mr. Goodman that did lodge there, but took his opportunity and took the Goods, which were afterwards found in his Breeches. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying they were given him, but could not prove it, or call any to his Reputation. The Jury found him Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

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John Bird, alias Burt , and Thomas Bird, alias Burt , of the Parish of White Chappel , were Indicted for feloniously stealing a dark brown Gelding, value 8 l. from John Hill , on the 14th of August last. The Prosecutor said that his Horse was stole out of his Grounds in Buckinghamshire, which he afterwards found at the Red Cow at White Chappel, brought by John Burd, who owned it to be his; upon which the Jury found him Guilty , and Acquitted the other.

Thomas Bird, alias Burt, was a second time Indicted for feloniously stealing a black Gelding, value 6 l. the Gelding of Thomas Stop , on the 11th of August last. The Gelding was found in the Prisoners Custody, which was stole out of the Prosecutors Grounds; which being plainly proved against him, the Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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Elizabeth Russel , of the Parish of St. Giles without Cripplegate , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Cloath Coat, a Wast-coat, a Holland Neck, a pair of Sleeves, and a Muslin Cravat , the Goods of Richard Square , on the 14th of August last. The Evidence against her not being sufficient to Convict her, the Jury Acquitted her.

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Rebecca Maud , of the Parish of Stepny , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Thomas Mead , on the 24th of day of August last, about two in the Night, and taking thence a pair of Worsted Stockings, and 5 blew Aprons, 2 Plates, a Copper Sauce Pan, and other Goods . The Prosecutors Wife said that they broke a Shutter, and got in at a Window, and took the Goods, but was taken. She denied the Fact, saying she was going early to Stocks Market, she met a Man who askt her to carry the Goods to Bell-Wharf, which she agreed to, but was taken with the Goods. She could not prove it, and being known to be an old Offender, the Jury found her Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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Charles Constantine , of the Parish of St. John Wapping , was Indicted for picking the Pocket of John Stroud , on the 18th of July last, and taking from him 2 Pistols, and 2 Porteguess pieces of Silver . The Evidence against him not being sufficient to Convict him he was Acquitted .

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Mathew Attkinson , of the Parish of St. Clements Deans , was Indicted for that he after the 25th of March 1700. to witt the 9th of June last, then and before, being in the Office and Function of a Popish Priest, unlawfully and wickedly, and after the manner of the Church of Rome, one Elizabeth Rich of her Sins did Absolve, and pronounced her Absolved . She first deposed, that about seven Years ago she was preverted from the Protestant to the Roman Catholick Religion by the Prisoner and her Grandmother, and said that he brought her to be Confirmed by the Bishop in great Queens-street, who Confirmed her. She farther said, that on the 9th of June last she came to the Prisoner to his Chamber at one Mr. Northovers, a great Box-maker in great Wild-street, up two pair of Stairs, about 6 or 7 a Clock in the Morning, and told him that she was come to Confession, and he askt her whether she was ready, and she reply'd yes, then he took her into a Closlet, and she kneeled down upon a Cushion by him, and made her Confession to him, and he gave her Absolution, and enjoyned her for a Pennance five Ave Mary's, and five Pater Nosters to be said in the Jesus Psalter. She farther said, that she had heard him say Mass about two Years also, and that he said it in Latin with a low Voice, and said that she was bound to believe what he said, by reason she knew no better. The next Evidence was her Mother, who said that her Daughter was Christned in the Protestant Religion, and she did continue in the same till she was eleven or twelve Years of Age, before she turned Roman Catholick. The Prisoner for his Defence said, he was ignorant of what was laid to his Charge and said that he never knew her any thing else but a Roman Catholick. He called divers People to take off the Reputation of the Kings Witness who were most of them Roman Catholicks, and not sufficient to invalidate her Evidence; the Jury therefore found him Guilty .

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

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Mary Rively of the Parish of St. Mary le Savoy , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a stuff Gown, a Silk Petticoat and a lac'd Tucker the Goods of Thomas Wetherspoole , on the 17th of July last. The Prosecutor deposed that the Prisoner was a Lodger in the House, and took her opportunity to take the Goods. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying she knew nothing of it, but that, did not avail her, besides, she could not call any body to her Reputation. The Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

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Robert Johnson , of the Parish of St. Clements Deans , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Cane with a Horn head with Silver Studs, a Cravat and a pair of laced Ruffles , the Goods of Robert Johnson , Surgeon , on the 16th of August last. The Prosecutor deposed that he was in his Yard, he saw the Prisoner come out of his Closet, upon which he akt him what business he had there upon which he run away, but being pursued, was taken with the Goods upon him. He had nothing to say for himself. The Jury found him Guilty .

[Transportation. See summary.]

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Charles Smithson , of the Parish of St. Giles without Cripplegate , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a pair of flaxen Sheets , the Goods of John Bradley , on the 30th of July last. It appeared that the Prisoner was a Lodger in the House, and took the things and went away. The Prisoner had little to say for himself. The Jury considering the Matter found him Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

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Christian Barnes , of the Parish of St. Margarets Westminster , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Sir John Germain , Baronet , on the 5th of July last, about two in the Night, and taking thence 3 pair of stuff Curtains . The Evidence deposed that he came into the Room about two a Clock in the Night, and took the Goods and went his way, but he pursued after him, and took him in a Garden, but he dropt the things. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying it was dark and he did kick the things before him, and at length took them; but he could not prove it, or call any to his Reputation. The Jury found him Guilty of the Felony, and acquitted him of the Burglary .

[Transportation. See summary.]

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William King , of the Parish of Wilsdon was Indicted for breaking the House of Henry Forster on the 23d of August last, in the Day time, no Person being therein, and taking thence a Cloath Coat, a Wastcoat, the Goods of Henry Forster, and 2 Coats, a Frock and other Goods of John Payne , and a Damask stuff Gown, the Goods of Elizabeth Gage , Spinster . It appeared that he broke the Wall and got into the House, and took the Goods and carried them into a Wood, where they were found bundled up, and the Prisoner at a distance from them with his Cloaths all Loomy with the Wall. He denied the Fact, saying he knew nothing of it, and was going that way to Harrow on the Hill; but it being but a weak excuse, the Jury found him Guilty .

He was a second time Indicted for breaking the House of Edward Roberts , in the Day time at Chelsea , no Person being therein, on the 4th of May last, and taking thence Cloath Coat, 5 Dowlas Shirts, a pair of Sheets and a pair Leather Breeches . The Prosecutor said that he broke the Bolt of the Door, and took the Goods, and was running away, but being pursued he dropt the things, and was taken in a Garden. It was fully proved against him. The Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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Thomas Thompson , of the Parish of St. James Westminster , was Indicted for breaking the House of William Argent , on the 23d of July last, in the day time, no Person being therein, and taking thence a Brass Kettle a Copper Pot, 9 Pewter Plates, a pair of Shag Breeches, and 4 Pewter Dishes . The Prosecutor deposed that his Maid coming home found the Prisoner coming out with the Goods, and saw the Kettle upon his Head; upon which

she followed him and cried out stop him, and he dropt the things, and was taken. The Evidence not being sufficient to Convict him for breaking the House he was acquitted of that, and found Guilty of Felony only .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Jane Haden , of the Parish of St. Pauls Covent Garden , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 3 Silk Hoods, a Scarf, a Holland Shirt, 1 Apron, 2 yards of Ribbon, a Fan, and divers other Goods of Hannah Lewis , Spinster , on the 8th of July last. The Evidence deposed that they saw her come down Stairs into the Yard, and she saw her Brothers Shirt in her Petticoat, and a bundle in which was a Hood and Scarf; that they took her in the House of Office, where she put the things behind the Door, where they were found. It was fully proved against her the Jury found her Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

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William Fox , of the Parish of St. James Westminster , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary for breaking the House of Huntington Shaw , on the 26 of April last, about 10 in the Night and taking thence a Wooden Box 11 Holland Sheets, 2 pair of Callico Sheets, and divers other Goods to a considerable value . There being not sufficient Evidence to Convict him of the Burglary, he was acquitted of that and found Guilty of Felony only .

[Transportation. See summary.]

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James Grigson , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Charles Stoakes , on the 16th of August last, about one in the Night, and taking thence a Hat, value 12 d. The Prosecutor said that the Prisoner opened his Closet Window about one in the Morning, and was getting in at the Casement, upon which he came out of the Door, which forced the Prisoner to fly, and flying left the Hat behind him, which was afterwards found. He denied the Fact, but it was plainly proved against him. The Jury found him Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]

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John Harrold , of the Parish of St. Giles without Cripplegate , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary for breaking the House of William Allmon , on the 21st of February last, about 2 in the Night, and taking thence a Brass Kettle, 4 Pewter Dishes, 8 Pewter Pots . The Prosecutor said he lost his Goods out of his House, but could not tell who took them. Another Evidence deposed that he and the Prisoner went into blew Anchor Alley by Bunhill-feilds , and that the Prisoner got in at the Window, and handed the Goods to him, and they went away and sold them. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying he never saw the second Evidence in all his Life, but that did not avail him, the Jury found him Guilty .

He was a second time Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Samuel Norman , on the 30th of January last, about 12 in the Night, and taking thence 28 pair of Shoes . The Prosecutor also said that he was robbed and lost his Goods, but could not tell who took them. But the other Evidence was with him in the Robbery, who said that they carried away 28 pair of Shoes and sold them in Old-street to one Tong; he farther said, that the Prisoner was angry with him for not bringing a Sack. It was fully proved; the Jury found him Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]

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Anne Coffee, alias Clary , and Mary Pool , both of the Parish of St. John Wapping , were Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Joseph Meeling , on the 14th of July last, about 2 in the Night, and taking thence 4 Pewter Dishes, 6 Plates, a Copper Pot, and divers other Goods . The Prosecutor said that he took the two Prisoners early in the Morning with the Goods in their Laps. The Evidence against them was not sufficient to convict them of the Burglary, they were acquitted of that and found Guilty of Felony only .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Mary Edwards, alias Ricketts , of the Parish of St. Leonard Shoreditch , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Suits of Muslin Head Cloaths, and a Holland Apron, the Goods of Elizabeth Pounsen , and 2 yards of Holland, the Goods of Mary Friday , on the 2d of June last. There was no Evidence against her, she was Acquitted .

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Anne Bilton and Sarah Wilson , both of the Parish of St. Anns Westminster , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Hood, a pair of Stockings, a stuff Gown, 2 Stuff Petticoats , the Goods of John Sunderland , on the 19th of August last. The Evidence against them not being sufficient to convict them they were acquitted .

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James Johnson , of the Parish of St. Mary le Bow , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a large Bible and a Common Prayer Book , the Goods of a Person unknown, on the 6th of August last. It did not appear he stole them, the Jury acquitted him.

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Edward Fowler , of the Parish of St. Ethelburg , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Edward Norman , on the 20th of September last, and taking thence 7 pair of Sheets . It appeared that the Prisoner broke the House and took the Goods; and one that was in the Fact deposed that he and the Prisoner broke down the Boards and went into the drying House and took the Goods, which they afterwards sold; It was very full against him, the Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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Robert Carey , of the Parish of St. Andrews Holborn , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Night-royle and a laced Cravat , the Goods of George Grinthur , on the 21st of July last. The Evidence against him not being sufficient to Convict him, he was Acquitted .

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John Pierce , of the Parish of Christ Church , was Indicted for Robbing one James Cecill on the High-way, on the 4th of July last, and taking from him a Hat and Perriwig . The Prosecutor said he was going along Newgate-street at Night he was knocked down, and his Hat and Perriwig fell off, and the Prisoner stoopt and took it up, and run down Warwick-lane with the things, which were taken upon him, He denied the Fact, saying he knew nothing of it; but it did not avail him. The Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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Elizabeth Hatfield , of the Parish of St. Bennet Gracechurch , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 60 yards of Muslin , the Goods of John Acclestone , on the 10th of August last. She was Acquitted .

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Hannah Cooper was Indicted for felony for taking to Husband one Alexander Cooper , on the 11th of July , at the Parish of St. George Southwark, in the 2d year of the King, and that afterwards, the 23d of April last at St. Dionis Back Church , did take to Husband John Stockton , her former Husband being then alive , There was no Evidence against her, she was Acquitted .

Reference Number: t17000828-43

Emblem Gold and Mary Stratford , both of the Parish of St. Andrews Holborn , were Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for feloniously stealing from William Battersby a Silver Tankerd, a Cup, 2 Porengers, 9 Spoons, a Fork, a Corral, divers other Goods to a great value, and 2 Petticoats, and other Goods of Catherine Battersby . It appeared that Gold was a Servant to Mr. Battersby, and took the Goods and gave them to Stratford, who pawned them in Shoe-lane. Gold had little to say for her self; and it not appearing to be Felony in Stratford, she was Acquitted , and the other found Guilty of Felony .

[Branding. See summary.]

Reference Number: t17000828-44

Charles Powel , of the Parish of Hillendon , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Medal and a Spanish Royal of Plate, and 25 s. and 4 d. in Money from Chamber Slaughter , and 8 s. from James Angelley , on the 31st of July last. The Evidence against him not being sufficient to Convict him, he was Acquitted .

Reference Number: t17000828-45

William Lowther , was Indicted for a Misdemeanour, for designing to hinder a Prosecution , but was Acquitted .

Reference Number: t17000828-46

Thomas Harding and John Mahew , of the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , were Indicted for Felony and Burglary for breaking the House of Henry Rutlidge , and taking thence a Hair Trunk, a pair of Sattin Stayes a pair of Bodice, the Goods of the said Rutlidge . But the Evidence against them was not sufficient to Convict them, they were both Acquitted .

Reference Number: t17000828-47

James Woodward, alias Wade , of the Parish of St. John Wapping ; was Indicted upon 2 Indictments, the first for Stealing a Silver Cup, and a Punch-Cup , the Goods of Samuel Radham , on the 23th of March

last; and the 2d for Stealing a Silver Spoon the Goods of Edward Pickering of the first of June last: The Evidence against them upon both Indictments, was not sufficient to convict him, the Jury Acquitted him of both Indictments.

Reference Number: t17000828-48

John Lang , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , was Indicted for Robbing one Ann Mackallister on the High-way, and taking from her a Suit of Laced Head-Cloaths, on the 26th of July last ; it appeared that he met the Prosecutor near Charing-Cross , about Ten at Night, and he took and pulled her Head Cloaths off, and with a Knife gave her a very desperate Wound, almost cutting off her Nose, and all down her Check, in a lamentable manner; upon which he was seized and carried to the Round house, and going to search him, found under the Bench that he sat upon, the Womans Head-Cloaths: It was fully proved against him, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony and Robbery.

[Death. See summary.]

Reference Number: t17000828-49

Elizabeth Lowder , was Indicted upon 2 Indictments of Felony , as for the first she had formerly been Tryed for the same Fact and Acquitted and there being not Evidence to convict her of the second she was Acquitted .

Reference Number: t17000828-50

William Goffe , and John Bedley, alias Bedlo , of the Parish of St. Clements , were Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of William Parsons , on the 20th of July last, between 10 and 11 in the Night, and taking thence a Damask silk Gown a Petticoat, 10 Guineas, a Pair of Silver-tabby-Stayes, a Velvet Hood and Scarf, a Suit of laced Head-cloaths, and divers other Goods : It appeared that the Goods were in a Box lockt up in a Closet, and the Prisoners came and helpt one another into the Balcony, and so they went and broke open the Closet door. and took the Goods, and sold them, and shared the Money; all which was fully proved against them, and they having little to say for themselves, the Jury found them both Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Reference Number: t17000828-51

Elizabeth Tonge was Indicted for Buying stollen Goods, she knowing them to be stole ; there being not sufficient Evidence to Convict her, she was Acquitted .

Reference Number: t17000828-52

John Cross , and Hester Cross , of the Parish of St. James in the Liberty of Westminster , were Indicted for feloniously Stealing a laced Muslin Headdress, a Stuff-Gown, with divers other Goods of Peter Harold , on the first of May last, it did not appear they stole them the Jury Acquitted them.

Reference Number: t17000828-53

Alice Thomas , Mary Merrifield , Margaret Hambleton and W - J - of the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing from John Sumpton , 4 Suits of Muslin Head-dresses, a laced Handkerchief, 4 Guineas, and 3 l. 15 s. with other Goods : It appeared that some of the Goods were found upon Merrifield and Hambleton when taken, and there being no Evidence to effect the other 2 they were Acquitted , and Merrifield and Hambleton were found Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Reference Number: t17000828-54

Robert Collins , of the Parish of St. Andrews Holborn , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of John Kinch on the 15th of July last, about 2 in the Night, and taking thence a silver Tankard, and 5 Pewter-dishes : The Pewter being taken upon him the Jury found him Guilty of Felony only .

[Transportation. See summary.]

Reference Number: t17000828-55

Ann Hall , of the Parish of St. Clements Danes , was Indicted upon 5 small Indictments , and was Acquitted .

Reference Number: t17000828-56

John Bedley was a second time Indicted, for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Jane Newsom , on the 15th of July last, and taking thence a Copper, and other Goods , but it not appearing to be Burglary, was Acquitted of that, and found Guilty of Felony only .

Reference Number: t17000828-57

William Goffe was a second time Indicted for breaking the House of Thomas Beech , in the Night time, on the 31 of July last, and taking thence 2 Cloath-coats, a Waistcoat, and divers other Goods , but it not appearing to be Burglary, he was Acquitted of that, and found Guilty of Felony only .

Reference Number: t17000828-58

Timothy Moor , of the Parish of St. James Westminster , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing 30 Yards of Callicoe , on the 6th July last, the Goods of James White ; the Fact was fully proved, the Jury found him Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Reference Number: t17000828-59

Martha Bailey , of the Parish of Stepney , was Indicted upon 2 Indictments. The first for Felony and Robbery , as also the other for Robbing her Lodgings, and taking Bedding , and other Goods from Joanna Lake Widdow , and Bedding from James Chambers , on the 26th of July last. The Facts were fully proved against her, the Jury found her Guilty of both Indictments.

[Death. See summary.]

Reference Number: t17000828-60

Lydia Knight , Thomas Huggins , and, Stephen Swift , of the Parish of Stepney , were Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Charles Allenson , on the 21th of July last, about one in the Night, and taking thence a Looking glass, 4 brass Candlesticks, and other Goods, it appeared that there was some small things taken upon the Prisoners . Knight and Swift, they were both found Guilty to the value of 10 d. and there being no Evidence to the Burglary, they were all Acquitted .

[Whipping. See summary.]

Reference Number: t17000828-61

Sarah Williams , of the Parish of Stepney , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing 7 l. in Monies , from Andrew Laurenson , on the 20th of July last, it did not appear she took it, the Jury acquitted her.

Reference Number: t17000828-62

Richard Reynolds , and Elizabeth his Wife , were Indicted for receiving stollen Goods, knowing them to be Stole , but they were Acquitted of this Indictment, and the Man being Indicted again for the like Offence , was found Guilty .

[Fine. See summary.]

Reference Number: t17000828-63

Jacob Rewbrey, alias King of the Gypsies of the Parish of St. Margets Westminster , was Indicted for Robbing one Rebecca Sellers , near the High way, and taking from her 3 Gold-rings, and 9 s. in Money , on the 20th of January , in the 11th Year of the King's Reign: It appeared that he juggled her out of it. The Jury found him Guilty of Felony, and not of the Robbery .

[Transportation. See summary.]

Reference Number: t17000828-64

Robert Miller , was Tryed upon a Writ of Restitution, for receiving Goods that were Stollen from Mary Peak Widow , but it appeared none came to his Hands, he was Acquitted , and being suspected to entertain ill Persons, he was ordered to give good Security for his good Behaviour for 12 Months , which he did in Court.

Reference Number: s17000828-1

The Trials being over, the Court proceeded to give Judgment as followeth, viz.

Received Sentence of Death, 17.

John Bird, Thomas Bird, John Bedley, Martha Bayley Devereux Feasant, Edward Fowler, James Grigson, William Goffe, John Harrold, Mary Jones, William King, John Lang, Rebecca Maud, John Pierce, John Tackerierry, Walter Terrey, John Wheeler.

Burnt in the Cheek, 11.

Barthelomew Allen, Elizabeth Barnet, Ann Offee, Elinor Dick, Emlen Gold, John Hollinsworth, Jone Haden, Timothy Moor, Mary Pool, Thomas Thompson, Jane Wilson.

To be Transported, 6.

Christian Barnet, Robert Collins, William Fox, Robert Johnson, David Martin Shrider, Jacob Resbrey.

To be Whipt, 10.

Mary Collins, Margaret Hambleton, Robert Kentish, Lydia Knight, Elizabeth Lucas, Mary Merrifield, Elizabeth Robinson, Mary Rively, Charles Smibson, Stephen Sanf.

Mary Jones, and Rebecca Maud pleaded their Bellies, and a Jury of Matrons being Impaneled, found them to be not with quick Child.

Mathew Askinson was Sentences Imprisonment during his Life, according to the late Act.

Richard Reynolds Fined 30 l. and to remain in Prison till he pay the same.

On the last Day of the Sessions, 85 Criminals, on whom his Majesty was pleased to vouchsafe his Royal Pardon pleaded the same on their Kraves, acknowledging his Majesties

most gracious Clemency and Mercy, most of them are to be Transported beyond the Seas, and not to return to this Kingdom within the space of 7 Years, or forfeiture of their Lives.

Reference Number: a17000828-1

WE present a Printed Paper Intitaled, Mr. Charnocks Letter, wrote to a Friend after Condemnation, lately dispersed, to be a Traiterous and Viralent Libel, of most pernicious Consequence, tending to Alienate the Hearts of his Majesty's Subjects from their due Allegiance to their most Rightful and Lawful Soveraign King WILLIAM, the best of Princes. We also present a Poem called The Foreigners

WHeras there comes out generally the same Evening a false and scandalous Account of the Dying Criminals, this is to acquaint the World that no true Account can be given, but what is attested by the Ordinaries own Hand, and constantly Published by E. Mallet the next Day.

Whereas a Watch was lost the 13th of August, 1700 having a double Silver Case, the inward Case lined with Crimson-Sattin, the Makers Name Jasper Harmer, with a Silver-Brocaide Ribbon, upon a purple Ground; if sold or pawned to any Person, their Money shall be returned, or if stopped, a Guinea for their Care, upon delivery to Edward Paige, Surgeon, at the White-Hart in Ludgate street, over against Ludgate-Church.

ADVERTISEMENTS.

W. Elmy, Professor of Physick and Operator, Famous for Relieving and Curing Deafness and Noise in the Ears in any, hath Practised almost 40 Years, still Liveth at the Bleu-Ball in Whalebone Court, the lower-end of Bartholomew lane, near the Royal-Exchange, London. He is ready upon any occasion of that Nature to serve such as apply to them. He doth challenge the whole World to perform the like Cures which he has done in Deafness. Beware of some who pretend the same.

I have Remedies ready prepared for the Preservation of the Hearing, in those who through some great defects in the Sounding Membraine, and other Impediments in the Auditory Passages, are not perfectly Curable; which Remedies preserve them from ever growing worse, and improves their Hearing to Old Age.

He bath likewise a most excellent Gargarisin or Mouth Water, which will make black or yallow 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.

THE most excellent Anti-Hectic LOZENGES, of a very pleasant Taste, and never made publick till now, being the Prescription of a very Eminent and Ancient Physician lately Deceased; which are a great Specifick for preventing Consumption, wonderfully Sweetning the whole Mass of Blood, and by their Noble Bilsamick Vertue restoring the decay of Nature, correcting the Acid Humour in the Stomach, commonly called the Heart-burn, proceeding from hard Indigestion, which arises from many Causes, but chiefly hard Drinking. They are a great Diuretick, and very prevalent against the Stone; they remove the Heat and Sharpness of Urine: And in fine, they are one of the best Medicines in the World to prevent Miscarriage.

Are sold at Mr. Bilingsly's shop, at the Printing-Press, under the Piazza's of the Royal Exchange Mr. Banbury Bookseller, in the lower Walk of the New Exchange in the Strand. Hannam's Toy Shop, at the Golden-Cup, on the North-side of St. Pauls, Mr. Lander's Tin-Shop in Fetterlane, and at Mr. Dancer, Bookseller, next St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-street. Price one Shilling each Box.

B. Lilburn, that lately Lived on Ludgate-hill, next to the Kings Arms Tavern near Fleet-Bridge, now Lives at the Golden-Board, and Ball, near the Globe-Tavern, in little Moor-fields, near great Moor gate, up one Pair of Stairs. Who maketh and selleth, (and has done above 16 Years; the Water for taking away the Freckels Pimple, Worms, and Morphew in the Face: With Elixir Salutis, Balsimurn Vite, Tinctura Vitae. Waters and Ointments for the Eyes, and Ointments for fore Nipples; Ointments for the Rickets, Burns, Scalds, Wounds, Aches, Strains, &c. Powders, Dentrifices, Elixirs, Essences, Oils, Spirits, &c. both for Ornament, and Curing most Distempers incident to Humane Bodies; where you may have Advice as well as Medicines likewise Judgment upon Urine.

The Water for the Freckles, Pimples, &c. The Author has for some Years past, left with several for Sale; and now doth understand, they have been abused by Counterfeits; which to prevent for the future, doth desire those who have bought from them - and not found the Effects answer the Ends for which it is proposed, to acquaint her with it, and where they bought it - and likewise to take notice of the Seal, viz. The 3 Water-budgets, and B. L. on the top of the Seal. The Price of the half Pint-bottle 3 s.

A Most certain, safe and speedy Method of Curing the French-Disease without Fluxing, Danger or confinement, tho in the worst State and of some Year continuance is still Profest and Practiced by a Physician, at the Golden-hall, next door but one to Tom's Coffee house, in a Court adjoining to Ludgate. His Medicines may be conveyed to any part of the Kingdom, or to Sea, and there taken with Safety and Success. They Cure a Gonorrhaea, Running of the Rein or Clap, Pain, Heat, Scalding in making Water, &c. in a few Days: And very speedily take away all Aches or Pains in the Head, Back, Shoulders, Arms, Legs, or Night-Pains; Sores or Ulcers in the Mouth or Throat; All Sorn and stubborn Scabs, or breaking out in any part of the Body; preserve the Palate and Bridge of the Nose; purifie the Blood; perfectly free the Body of the Remains of any Pox or Clap formerly ill Cured; and certainly prevent these Diseases it but in Danger.

They Cure with such Privacy, that those you are constant in Company with, shall not suspect it. His Pills, so much Fam'd for Curing this Disease, are 3 s. or 6 s. a Box with Directions.

THe Famous Issue-Plaister, prepared by a Chirurgeon, of a very Fragrant and Pleasant Scent, sticking without Rolling or Binding, spread upon Issue-Paper, and such a Quantity sold for 1 s. as will make eleven Dozen of Plaisters; may be had with Printed Directions how to dress your Issue, at Mr. Billingsly's at the Printing-Press, under the Piazza of the Royal Exchange Mr. Hannam's at the Golden-Cup, a Toyshop on the North-side of St. Paul's, Mr. Dancer's Bookseller next St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-street, Mr. Smeaton's at the Hand and Pen against the May-Pole in the Strand, and Mrs. Michels, the first Toy Shop in Westminster-Hall.

Beware of one Garway a Fruiterer, who Connterfeits.


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