Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 20 August 2014), February 1694 (16940221).

Old Bailey Proceedings, 21st February 1694.

THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE King and Queens Commissions 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,

On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, being the 21st, 22d, and 23d Days of February, 1693/4. And in the Fifth Year of Their MAJESTIES Reign.

THE Sessions of Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery of Newgate, held at Justice Hall in the Old-Bayly, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, being the 21st, 22d, and 23d Days of February, 1693/4. before the Right Honourable Sir William Ashhurst Kt. Lord Mayor of the City of London, and Sir Salathiel Lovell Kt. Recorder of the said City, with several others of Their Majesties Justices for the City of London, and County of Middlesex:

The Jurors were as follow:

London Jury.

Thomas Pitts ,

John East ,

William Roove ,

John Strudwick ,

John Mardook ,

James Long ,

Henry Chapman ,

Samuel Booth ,

John Church ,

Charles Blackwell ,

Joseph Stretton ,

John Overton .

Middlesex Jury.

Francis Chapman ,

John Mills ,

Henry Bradbury ,

Thomas Moody ,

Andrew Cooke ,

James Caquick ,

Samuel Browne ,

Robert Smith ,

Brian Turbervill ,

William Browne ,

Richard Fisher ,

Thomas Hollins .

James Nayland, alias Dayllou , was Tried for High-Treason, for preaching in the Parish of St. Matthews Friday street several Treasonable Words and Sentences ; who, after a long Debate of the King's Councel, was at last Acquitted , being ordered by the Court to give Sureties for his good Behaviour for a Twelvemonth .

Richard Harding was Tried for picking the Pocket of one Jonathan Miller , of one Guinea in Gold, value 20 s. and 15 s. and 6 d. in Silver . The Prosecutor could not swear he was the person that pick'd his Pocket, the Money being found on the ground between the Prisoner's Legs. He was Acquitted .

John Salter , Tried for Feloniously stealing a Silver Pendulum Watch from one Mr. Barton . The said Mr. Barton coming from Bagshott , was Set upon by three Highway-Men, who Robbed him of his Watch, and other Monies . The Prisoner being taken at St. Sepulchres Watch-house, and being searched, the Watch was found in his Breeches. He said he bought it of three Men at Kensington, but could not prove it. He was found guilty of Felony.

[Death. See summary.]

Thomas Kerton was Indicted for stealing a Trunk, in which were seven Holland Shifts, two Pair of Holland Sheets, and a great deal of other things , from Abigall Hathorne , of the Parish of St. Sepulchres . The Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's House, and said, That there was a Rabbet got from him, and had run up her Stairs: But whilst they were busy about seeking for this pretended Rabbet, he made bold to take away the Trunk. He was Acquitted .

John Page of the Parish of Hendon in the County of Middlesex Labourer , was Indicted for stealing two Sheep from William Clarke . It appeared that the Prisoner had tied the Sheep, and covered them over with Wheat-straw, and Beanstraw, with intent to fetch them away the next Evening. The Jury found him. Not Guilty .

John Moor of the Parish of Edmonton in the County of Middlesex, was Indicted for stealing 20 Weather Sheep, three Ewe-Sheep , from Henry Hawkin was found Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Mary Beale and Mary Billing , both of the Parish of St. Clements Danes , were Indicted for stealing a Goldsmith's Glass, on December 29 . from Mr. John Ashfield ; in which was three Diamond Stone Rings, four Turky Stone Rings, with Diamonds, 30 Gold Rings, 22 l. in Monies numbred, with a great many other Goods of great value . The Prisoner Beale alledged, That she had the Goods from her Husband; so they were both found Not Guilty .

John Carash , a French man of the Parish of St. Anns Westminster, was Indicted for murdering John Bertillin with a Sword value 5 s by giving him a mortal Wound on the Right Part of the Body, near the Right Shoulder, of which Wound he instantly died . The Prisoner said, That the Deceased struck him with a Cane, which made the Prisoner draw his Sword,and deceased having his Sword drawn, made several Passes prisoner, upon which he endeavoured to defend himself. The Deceased as the Prisoner said, fell upon his Sword, had no former Malice against him. He was found guilty of Manslaughter only .

[Branding. See summary.]

Daniel White of the Parish of St. Mary Matfellon, alias Whitechappel , was indicted for a Robbery on the High-way committed upon the Body of John Delaphont , taking from him a Castor Hat a Laced Crevat, a Coat, a pair of Breeches, a Shirt, two Boxes of Surgeons Instruments, and 50 s. in Monies numbred . The Prosecutor could not positively swear he was the person that Robbed him, so he was found Not Guilty .

Joane King and Mary Goddard , were both Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for stealing from John Edd four Gold Rings, a pair of Stays, and some Child bed Linen . The Prosecutor could not prove they stole the Goods, whereupon they were both found Not Guilty .

Elizabeth Morris , and Grace Denby , both of the Parish of S. Clements Dane , were indicted for stealing from Nathanael Rosewell four Pewter Pots, and six Draper Napkins, and other Goods, to the value of thirteen Shillings . The Prisoner Morris persuaded the Prisoner Denby to sell the same at the Ditch side, where they were stopt. They were both found guilty the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Jane Turner , of the Parish of St. Mary Matfellon, alias White Chappel , was indicted for Felony and Burglary, in breaking the Barn of John Bocock , and taking thence one Bushel of Wheat and Rye, three pair of Horse- etters, two Ropes, two Hatchets, a Bill, and other things ; he was tried, and was found guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Mary Pinnace , of the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields , was indicted for Felony in stealing four Fretted Stuff-Curtains printed, and other Goods of Andrew Sinus ; to which she pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

John Edwards , J - S - and Richard Colehampton , were indicted for Felony, for stealing from John Evans forty yards of White Broad Cloth on the 18th day of January : The Prisoner Edwards alledged, that the Goods was left him by one Henry Oxton , who, he said, is now in Their Majesties Service, but could not prove the same, so was found guilty ; and J - S - and Richard Colehampton not guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Jane Sorrell , together with Mary Cornwall , was indicted for stealing nine yards of Holland, val. 35 s. on the 3d of February from one William Maynard , was found guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Sorrell: Whipping. See summary.]

[Cornwall: Branding. See summary.]

Thomas Linney , of the Parish of St. James Westminster , was indicted for stealing Five and twenty yards of Calamanca, Nineteen yards of Serge, a pair of Shag Breeches, an Ounce of Gold Thread, with other things , being the Goods of James Price : To which he pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Richard Palmer and Richard Lorriman was indicted for picking the Pocket of Paul Peregrine of 5 l 18 s. in Money ; the Prisoners Palmer and Lorriman being together near Bow-Church , they jostled the Prosecutor; and he presently finding his Pocket lighter, was told by a Gentleman that the Prisoners were the persons that picked his Pocket, and upon pursuit the Money was found in Lorriman's Pocket, which he said was given him by a Gentleman, but could not prove it; he was found guilty , and Palmer not guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

William Gillet was indicted for stealing on the 14th of February six Black Castor Hats from one Mr. Bostell ; the Prisoner alledged he found the Hats in the Street, and the Prosecutor's man said they were taken out of the Shop : He was found guilty .

Jacob Percivall was indicted for Forgery to which he pleaded guilty .

[Fine. See summary.]

[Pillory. See summary.]

Ann Bilton , of the Parish of St. Paul Covent Garden , was indicted for Felony in stealing from John Francis one Silver Spoon, and one pair of Silk Stays, and other things of value ; to which she pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Simon Betts was indicted for Felony in stealing from Richard Finney , of the Parish of St. Lawrence Jury , one Gold Watch, one Necklace of Pearl, one Diamond Ring, two Lockets, a Silver Girdle, a Silver Buckle, and a pair of Ruffles , on the 15th of January . It appeared that the Prisoner took Lodgings of the Prosecutor, and the Goods being in a Box, he took the advantage to carry away: He was found guilty .

Simon Betts was a second time indicted for stealing on the 25th of December three Silver Cups, two Silver Spoons, one Flute , the Goods of Walter Floyd : The Evidence deposed, That the Prisoner took Lodgings of the Prosecutor, and calling for Beer one morning, he took occasion to send the Maid up stairs for to fetch some Powder, as he pretended, in the mean time taking his opportunity, and calling the Maid, telling her that he had it in his Pocket; he desiring the Maid to let him out, he carried away the things aforesaid; for which he was found guilty .

Richard Davenport and Elizabeth Young , both of the Parish of St. Margarets Westminster , were Indicted for High Treason in Clipping the Current Coyn of this Kingdom, (that is to say) 20 pieces of Silver call'd Half-Crowns, 10 other pieces of Silver call'd Shillings, and to other pieces of Silver call'd Six-pences ; the Evidence for the King deposed, That having Information that there was Clippers at Davenport's House, they came to search, and found Shears, Files, Rubbing leathers, Clippings, Filings and clipt Money; and there was found in Davenport's Pockets clipt Money, but as they were making the Search, there was thrown out of the Garret a quantity of clipt Money, and there was seen a womans hand out of the window, which endeavour'd to hang a pair of Shears on a nail; The Prisoners brought several Witnesses to testify on their behalfs, who gave a very favourable account of them, they were acquitted .

Ann Kemp of the Parish of St. Brides, in the Ward of Farringdon without , was Indicted for High-Treason; For that she on the seven and twentieth day of January, did clip 20 Half-crowns, and 20 Shillings ; the Evidence deposed, That they having Intelligence that they did clip in this Kempe's Lodgings, came to search, and found a Melting-Pot, Shears, Files, Clippings, Rubbin-leather, Scales, and a lump of melted Silver was found between the Bed and the Matt; the Prisoner alledg'd that she was innocent of the matter, for that she had not lodg'd long there, but did suppose that theywere left there by some other persons that lodg'd there before she came; she call'd several Witnesses to justify her Honesty, she was found not guilty .

Thomas Achust of the Parish of St. Martins Ludgate , was Indicted for High-Treason, for clipping the Current Coyn of this Kingdom, (that is to say) 20 pieces of Silver call'd Half-Crowns, 20 other pieces call'd Shillings, and 20 other pieces call'd Six-pences, with Shears and other Iron Instruments , the Evidence depos'd, That having Information that there was Clippers in the Prisoners House, they came to search, and they found a pair of Shears in the Sleeve of an old Coat that hung up in a Closet, and there was found between the sleeve and the lining, four and twenty half Crowns of a mixed sort of Mettal; the Prisoner said that he knew not how they came there, and that the Coat was left there about two years since; he call'd several Witnesses to justify his Honesty, that he was a great Pains-taker, and used to go to Smithfield to sell Cattle for other people; the Jury found him not guilty .

Jeremiah Boucher of the Parish of St. Mary Somerset Queen-Hithe , was Indicted for stealing four Bushels of Mault and a Linnen Bagg from William Raven ; the Evidence depos'd, That the Prisoner took the same out of a Lighter of the Prosecutor's, and carried it into Ware Barge, where it was found; the Prisoner endeavoured to make his Escape, and was found hid in the Sail: he brough several people to speak in the behalf of his Honesty, he was acquitted .

Deborah King , and John Southern not yet taken, both of the Parish of St. Buttolph Bishopsgate without , was tryed for Murther, for whipping one Greatricke on the two and twentieth of January with a Birchen Rod, value one farthing, upon which immoderate Correction the said Greatrick instantly dyed ; the Evidence depos'd, That the deceased was very sickly, and troubled with an Agne and a great Looseness. It was proved that the said Deborah King was asleep in her bed, and there being no positive Evidence to charge her with the Murther, she was thereupon acquitted .

Joan Shore alias Steward of the Parish of St. Buttolph Aldersgate , was Indicted for stealing from Philip Freeman on the twentieth day of January four yards of Bone Lace, the Evidence deposed, that she and another came into the Lace-Chamber at the White Hart in Aldersgate Street , and pretending to buy Lace, she privately conveyed the Lace under her Petticoat, under the tip of her Stays ; Freeman missing his Lace, call'd out to stop her, and she was taken upon the stairs, and being searched by a young Gentlewoman, it was found as aforesaid: The Prisoner had nothing to say for her self, and could give no account of her Life and Conversation, she was found guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Elizabeth Jones in the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields was Indicted for Felony, for stealing from Peter Testes on the five and twentieth day of February , a yard and an half of Scotch Cloth and other Goods , and being Arraigned, to her indictment she pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Edward Haines , Benjamin Watkins and Henry Tuller were Indicted for a Misdemeanor, for that they on the eleventh day of February at Stoake Newington , between eleven and twelve of the Clock at night were found under a Hay-Cock cover'd with Hay, and that they design'd to break the House of one Thomas Pickett , but being taken, there was found a Sack and Cords for to bind folks with; the Prisoners said that they were poor and could not pay for a Lodging, but it was proved by the Constable, that they had Moneys sufficient; they were all three found guilty of the Misdemeanour.

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

William Evans and Leonard Evans were Indicted for stealing from Peter Briggins of the Parish of Tottenham High Cross , on the thirteenth of October a black Gelding . Mr. Briggins deposed, That his Gelding was stole out of grounds called Freehold Field near Green Lane , and that they offered it to sale: William Evans said it was given him by his Father, but could not prove it; he could give no account of himself, he was found guilty , and Leonard Evans not guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Henry Hooper of the Parish of St. Andrews Holbourn was Indicted for Felony, for stealing a black Gelding on the fourth of February , from Sir Edward Atkins at South Picnam in Norfolk ; the Evidence said, That the Gelding was taken out of the stable, and it being put in the Gazette, was found near Grays-Inn-Lane in the Prisoners Custody, who offered it to sale; the Prisoner alledged that he changed a Horse with a man called Jeffery Land of Luddington the Monday following for this Gelding, but could not prove the same, so he was found guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Thomas Tayler the Elder, of the Parish of Hays in the County of Middlesex, was Indicted for Felony and Trespass, in breaking of the Gate of William Vannam , and taking thence an Iron Gardner ; the Prisoner had little to say for himself, was found guilty of the Trespass and not of the Felony .

[Fine. See summary.]

Peter Jackson of the Parish of Stepny , was indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking open the Cupboard of one George Leeds , on the 6th of January , and taking thence one Linnen-bag, value 1 d: and 11 l. numbred : The Evidence was Mr. Leeds, who deposed, That he being out of Town, the said Prisoner took that advantage; when he came home, the Prisoner absented himself, but being apprehended and brought before a Justice, he confessed he took the Money, and bought several Goods with it; he had but little to say for himself. He was found guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Francis Paleing of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for a High Misdemeanour, for speaking and uttering most hainous and dangerous Words against Their Majesties, King William and Queen Mary, their Crown and Dignity . It happen'd that one Oliver Mace , a Watchman, being in Discourse with the said Francis Paleing, Paleing asked him, Do you think that King James will come again. Mace answered, No, I think not. And Paleing said, By God, I hope he will. Then Paleing went to an Ale-house, and said, Giveme a Mugg of Ale, to Drink to William and Mary, George and Ann; and said, Four such Children the Devil never had. The Counsel for the King moved the Court against the Prisoner, and he being a most audacious Fellow, and behaving himself not seemly to the Court; the Jury took it into Consideration, and brought the Prisoner in guilty of the High Misdemeanour aforesaid.

[Fine. See summary.]

[Pillory. See summary.]

Lancelot James , and Richard Lee , both of the Parish of St. James Westminster , were indicted for Felony, on the 7th of February , for stealing 9 Silver Plates from his Grace, Maynard, Duke of Scomberg and Leinster , to which Indictment Lee pleaded guilty . But James made his Defence, and said, he knew nothing of the taking the Plates; the Plates were found upon the Top of a House in a Gutter in White-Fryers; but the Evidence not being home to charge James, the Jury found him not guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

R - C - of the Parish of St. Margarets Westminster , was tried for Felony, for Marrying of Two Wives, (that is to say) Mary Greaves his first Wife, at the Parish of St. James Dukes Place; and Judith Abbot his second Wife, at Knights-Bridge, in the Liberty of Westminster . It appeared that he was within the benefit of Their Majesties most Gracious Pardon . So he was acquitted .

John Skidmore was indicted for a Misdemeanour, for Erecting a private Printing-Press, in which was printed a Seditious Libel, called, A new Scotch-Whim . He was acquitted .

Henry Hawkins of the Parish of St. Andrews Holbourn , was indicted for Felony, in stealing a Saddle, and a Red-Bays Saddle-Cloath out of a Stable, at the Red-Lyon in Grays-Inn-Lane , the Goods of John Morgan , Gent. the Goods were found upon the Prisoner, and he denied that he stole it, but said he was imployed by a Gentleman to carry it to the Three Cups in Holbourn; but he could not prove it, and gave but a very slender Account of his Life and Conversation. He was found guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

William Foster of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for stealing three pound weight of Silk, and 40 yards of Norwich, one pair of Woosted Stockings, one pair of Yarn Stockings, 36 yards of Taffety Ribbon , with other Goods, from John Scarlet , on the 23d of December . The Evidence deposed, That in searching for his Goods, the Wife of the Prisoner had a Petticoat of the said Norwich Stuff on her Back; and whilst the Constable and the Prosecutor was busy a searching, she endeavoured to slipt it of. There being no positive Evidence against the Prisoner, He was acquitted .

Samuel Smith of the Parish of St. James, in the Liberty of Westminster , was indicted for Felony and Burglary, on the 19th day of February , and taking away Three Dozen of Kid-Leather Gloves from John Collis . It appeared that Mr. Collis had been robbed several Nights, and that the Prisoner came to the House of the Prosecutor between Eight and Nine of the Clock at Night, and drew back the Bolt of the Hatch that was before the Prosecutors Door, and went into his Shop, and took away the Goods, but being pursued, he threw them from him. He had little to say for himself; so he was found guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Mary Hewit alias Varner , of the Parish of Stepny , was indicted for stealing from Ann Moore , Widow , on the 29th of November , 5 Linnen Smocks, 5 Laced Hankerchifs, and other Goods of Value ; to which she pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Susan Wrothwell , Wife of Richard Rothwell , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , was Indicted for stealing a Silver Tankard, value 5 l. from John Thompson . The Evidence deposed, That the Prisoner came to see Thompson's Wife, and the Tankard was set upon the Bar, there came Riding into the Yard ten or twelve Horsemen, the Prisoner went her ways, and the Tankard was missing: But they could not charge the Prisoner fully, so she was acquitted .

John Riggs alias Ricks of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of John Smeaton at Seven of the Clock in the Night, the 31st day of January , and taking thence one Silk Gown, one Cloath Gown, Two Holland Smocks, and other Goods . The Evidence deposed, That the Prisoner was taken in the House with an Iron-Betty, and that he made a Pass with a Sword at the Prosecutor's Wife. The Prisoner had very little to say in his own behalf. So he was found guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]

Thomas Breed alias Buckingham , of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Field , was indicted for Felony, for breaking the Stable of Sir George Rivers , and removing out of a Trunk, 6 Yards of Woollen Cloath, 4 Hempen Shirts, and other Goods, to the Value of 32 s. the Goods of Robert Carter . The Evidence deposed, That when he went out, he lockt the Stable-door; the Prisoner was seen to go out, and being pursued, he threw a Chissel into a Seller-window. He had little to say in his own behalf; he was found guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Margaret Osborn , Richard Osborn , Elizabeth Osborn and Mary Palmer, alias Wood , were tried for taking from Job Higginbottom a Spit, a pair of Andirons, a Turkey-work Carpet, and other Goods of value . The Evidence deposed, That being called up by the Bell-man, they found their Cellar Door open about four a Clock in the morning, and they found two Pewter Porringers, and three pieces of Beef: The Prisoners said they were very poor, and that the Meat was given them by a man out of the Cellar: The Jury having compassion on them, found Margaret Osborn, and Richard Osborn, and Mary Palmer, guilty to the value of 10 d. and Elizabeth Osborn not guilty .

[Whipping. See summary.]

Thomasin Deakin and Mary Meakin , of the Parish of St. Margaret's Westminster , was Indicted for stealing from Marmaduke Grimston a pair of Doe-skin Breeches, a pair of Silk Stays, and other Goods ; the Goods were found upon the Prisoner Meakin: They were both found guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

T - G - alias G - of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for robbing the Dwelling-house of Margaret Foster , and taking thence four Gold Rings, and other things, to a considerable value , the Goods were sold to one Meadow of Redriff: He was found guilty .

He was also a second time indicted for robbing the Dwelling-house of John Carman , and taking thence a Feather-bolster, a Rug, a pair of Grates, a Bible, and other things ; these Goods were sold to the aforesaid Mathew likewise; he was found guilty of the Second Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

Simon Betts was also a third time Indicted, together with Richard Betts and Thomas Mitchell , for Felony and Burglary, and taking away one Silver Porringer, one Silver Spoon, eleven Gold Rings, with a Bristol Stone, and 100 l. in monies numbred, the goods and monies of Richard Johnson . The Prisoners came to the Prosecutor's House, and asked the Maid, If one Mrs. Harrison lived not there? The Maid answer'd, Yes: They went down into the Cellar, and bound the Maid, and took the Goods aforesaid. They were all three found guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]

Sarah Winstead was indicted for stealing two Holland Shifts , the Goods of Elizabeth Taylor . She was acquitted .

Ann James was indicted for stealing one Hempen Sheet, one Holland Pillowber, and one Hempen Pillowber , the Goods of George Jackson . She was acquitted .

Mary Person , of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for stealing a Seat out of a Callash, and two yards of Flowered Velvet , the Goods of Robert Carter ; the Goods were found in a Firkin in the Closet; she had little to say in her defence; and so was found guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Susanna Ley was Indicted for stealing 33 s. in monies numbred , from Elizabeth Marsh . The Evidence not being positive of her taking the monies she was acquitted .

Sarah Page , Elizabeth Howard , and Bartholomew Harris , were Indicted of Felony, for putting Dorcas, the Wife of William Townsend in bodily Fear, and with an intent to rob the said William Townsend . The Court lookt upon it, as a malicious Indictment, so they were all three acquitted .

Martha Free of the Parish of St. Andrews Holbourn , was indicted for stealing a Carkass of Mutton from John Maynard , to which she pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Frances Wroth , Margery Townley , Elizabeth Hilliard , and Mary Beale , together with John Townley sick in Prison were indicted for High-Treason, in clipping the Current Coyn of this Kingdom, (that is to say) 20 Half Crowns, 30 other pieces called Shillings, and 40 other pieces called Six-pences ; the Evidence deposed, That going to the Pump-House belonging to the City of London in the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , they went into the House adjoyning to the Pump-House, and asked for the Keys of the Pump-House and they said there was no body within; but going up one pair of Stairs, he chanced to push with his stick against a window, and it fell down, and he discover'd Wroth and Townley; and he had them open the doors, and going up stairs, he found a pair of Shears in the floor, with a paper of Clippings and other Instruments: the Jury found Frances Wroth and Margery Townley Guilty of High-Treason, and Elizabeth Hilliard and Mary Beale were acquitted .

[Wroth: Death. See summary.]

[Townley: Death -respited for pregnancy. See summary.]

Robert Lewis and Jasper Marrey a French man, was indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Benjamin Holt , and taking thence 6 Silver Spoons, a Silver Tankard, a Watch, and other things of value ; the House was broke open about 3 or 4 in the morning, and they bound the Prosecutor in his Bed, so they were found guilty .

They were a second time indicted for breaking the House of Mr. Porteine at Westminster , but Mr. Porteine having notice given him by the Waterman of their coming, they were prevented of their design, they were found guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

The Sessions being over, the Court proceeded to give Judgement as followeth.

Received Sentence of Death 16.

John Salter

Richard Loriman

Robert Lewis

Jasper Murrey

William Evans

Henry Hooper

Samuel Smith

T - G - alias G

John Edwards

John Riggs, al. Ricks

Simon Betts

Richard Betts

Thomas Mitchell

Thomas Breed

To be Burnt, Frances Wroth

Margery Townley

Burnt in the Hand 2 l.

Mary Cornwall

Mary Finnace

Joan Shore

John Moore

John Carrash

Thomas Limney

Peter Jackson

Richard Ley

Henry Hawkins

Mary Warkins

Sarah Childe

Elizabeth Jones

Ann Belton

Mary Peale, al Lidel

Mary Hewitt, al. Varnant.

Thomasin Deakin

Mary Meakin

Sarah Shepley

Mary Chapman

Martha Free

Mary Person

Ordered to be Whipt 7.

Elizabeth Morris

Grace' Denby

Jane Turner

Margaret Osborne

Richard Osborne

Mary Palmer

Jane Sorrell

Edward Haynes, Benjamin Watkins, and Henry Tuller, ordered into Then Majesties Service.

Jacob Percivall Fined 20 Marks, and to stand in the Pillory at Charing-Cross, Westminster-Hall, and the Maypols in the Strand.

Frances Faling Fined 100 Marks, and to stand in the Pillory at the same time with Percivall.

Conyers to remain in Prison for a Twelvemonth, according to the Statute.

Thomas Taylor Fined 6 s. and 8 d.

Margery Townley pleaded her Belly, and a Jury of Matrons brought her in, that she was with Child.

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A Discourse of Regeneration, Faith, and Repentance, Preached at the Merchants Lecture in Broad street. By The Cale. Minister of the Gospel.

A Discourse of the Christian Religion in sundry Points, viz. Christ the Hope of Glory, the Knowledge of God in Christ, Christ the only Savlour of his People from Sin, Christ the only Mediator, the Foundation of our Adoption, and the Necessity of preaching Christ Preached at the Merchants Lecture. By The Cote, 8 to,

The Incomprehensibleness of Imputed Righteousness for Justification by Humane Reason, till inlightned by the Spirit of God, in two Sermons, preached at the Merchants Lecture in Broad-street. By Tho. Cole

A Succinct and Seasonable Discourse of the Occasions, Causes, Natures, Rise, Growth and Remedies of Mental Errors. To which is added, (1.) An Answer to Mr. Cary against Insant Baptism. (2.) An Answer to some Antinormian Errors. (3.) A Sermon about Union. By John Flavel.

Mr. John Flavel's Remains, being two Sermons: The one preached at Dartmouth in Devon, on the Day of the Coronation of Their Majesties. The latter intended to be preached at a Meeting of the United Ministers of several Counties. With some Account of his Life.

An Exposition of the Assemblies Shorter Catechism, with Practical Inferences from each Question. By John Flavel, late Minister of the Gospel at Dartmouth in Devon.

A Discourse of the Reasonableness of Personal Reformation, and Necessity of Conversion, the true method of making all men happy in this World, and in the World to come: Seasonably discoursed, and earnestly pressed on this liceutious Age. By John Flavel, a sincere Lover of his Native Country, and the Souls of men.

Love to Christ, necessary for all to escape the Curse at his coming. By The Doolittle M. A.

The Mourners Directory, guiding him to the middle way betwixt the two Extremes, Defect and Excess of Sorrow for his Dead. To which is added, The Mourners Soliloquy. By Thomas Doolittle M. A.

The Righteous Man's Hope at Death considered and improved, for the Comfort of dying Christians, and Support of reviving Relations. To which is added, Death bed Reflections proper for a Righreous Man in his last Sickness. By Sam. Doolittle

A Discourse of secret Prayer, first preached and now published at the Request of those that heard it. By Samuel Slater Minister of the Gospel.

The Future State: Or a Discourse attempting some Display of the Soul's Happiness, in regard to that eternally progressive Knowledge, or eternal increase of Knowledge, and the Cousequences of it, which is among the blessed in Heaven. By a Country Gentleman, a Worshipper of God in the way of the Church of England.

Instructions about Heart Work, what it to besides on God's part and ours, for the Cure and keeping of the Heart, &c. By that Eminent Gospel Minister, Mr. Richard Alleyn. With a Preface by Dr Annestey. The 2d Edition.

The Evidence of Things not seen: Or divers Spiritual and Philosophical Discourses, concerning the state of Holy Men after Death: By that eminemly learned Diving horses bought dust. Translated Four of the French, Tongue, by a Minister of the Church of England.

A Discourse of Schism: By Edward Pollhill Esq;

A short Introduction into Orthography; or the method of true Spelling, published for the Common Good, but especially for the Use of a private Grammar and Writing School in Whitecross-street: By Richard Morther Schoolmaster.

Sermens on several Occasions; By John Canant D. D. gvo.

The Almost Christian discovered, in some Sermons on Acts 26. 28. By Ezekrel Hopkins Lord Bishop of Londondarry, 12

There is now in the Press, and will be suddenly, published a Book Intituled, A Remedy against Trouble: In a Discourse on John 4 Wherein something to also briefly attempted for clearing the N of Fifth, of Jusitification, of the Covenant of Grace, Assurance; the Witness, Seal and Earnest of the Spirit: By H. Lubin

There is now in the Press, and will be suddenly published, a Book Intituled Eutropii Breviarium Histot. Romance ab urbe condita ad Annum ejusdem urbis M C XIX ex recensione & cum Notulis T. Fabri. Price 1 s.

These Printed for Thomas Cockerill, at the Three Legs in the Poultrey.

RAblau's Works, with a large Key, explaining the most difficult Passages

Bibltotheca Politica, Compleat in Thirteen Dialogues. To which is added a large Table to the whole Work.

Barault's French Grammar

A Collection of several Speeches of the Right Honourable Henry late Earl of Warrington

The Antiquity and Justice of an Oath of Abjuration

Bishop Wilkin's Mathematical Works, viz. 1. Secret and swift Messengers 2 Mathematical Magick. 3. World in the Moon

Mr Rymer of Tragedy, in Two Books.

Gentleman's Journal, for the Year 1692, and 1693.

An Answer to the Late King James's last Declaration, dated at St. Germains, April 17 S N 1693

An Essay concerning Obedience to the Supreme Powers, and the Duty of Subjects in all Revolutions. With some Considerations touching the present Juncture of Affairs.

An Essay concerning the Laws of Nations, and the Rights of Soveraigns With an account of what was said at the Council-Board by the Civilians upon the Question, Whether Their Majesties Subjects taken at Sea acting by the late King's Commission, might not be looked on as Pirates? With Reflections upon the Arguments of Sir T P and Dr Ol By Mat Trudull, Doctor of Laws.

Printed for R. Baldwin.

These are to give notice to all Persons for the benefit of the Publick, That W. Elmy, Professor of Physick, and Operator, of known Integrity, and above 26 Years Practice, truth at the Blue-Hall in Whale-Bone-Court, at the lower end of Bartholemew-lane, by the Royal Exchange: Win wast suspected expoditiously Deafness, and Noise in the Ears, in any, of what Age they a (if Curable) and at first sight, by Inspection, resolves the Pations, if so or not, as most reminent Persons of Quality in this City can testifie. His Pills only prepared for the French Disease, and the Running of the Reins, may be had in Boxes of several Pri or a with other Venereal Arcana's, as occasion requires. Price from 1 s. 6 d. to 3 s. And from 3 s. to 6 s. the Box, with Directions. These Pills are free from Mercury; They are proper in all Diseases, where Purging is Requisite. He hath likewise a most excellent Gorgarison on Mauth-Water, which will make Black or Yellow Teeth as White i as Ivory, in a few times using, and it will certainly cure the Scurary, s and all other Defenses incident to the Mouth, Teeth and Gums. The Glasses are of several Prices, with Directions. That you may not mistake, my House in at the Blue-Ball, as aforesaid, you may see it as you come into the Court.

In Grays Inn-Lane in Plow-Yard, the third Door, lives Doctor Thomas Kirleus, a Collegiate Physician, and Sworn Physician in Ordinary to King Charles II until his Death; who with a Drink and Pill (hindering no Business) undertakes to Cure any Ulcers, Sores, Swellings in the Nose, Face, or other Parts; Scabs, Itch, Scurfs, Leprofiet, and Venereal Diseases, expecting nothing until the Cure be finished: Of the last be bath cared many hundreds in this City, many of them after Fluxing, which carries the Evil from the Lower Parts to the Head, and so destroys many. The Drink is 3 s. the Quart, the Pill 1 s. a Box, with Directions; a better Purger theem which was never gives, for they cleanse the Body of all Impurities, which are the Causes of Dropsies, Gout, Scurvies, Stone or Gravel, Palms in the Head, and other Parts. Take need whom you trust in Physitk; for it's become a Common Cheat to profess it. He gives his Opinion to all th7at writes or comes, for Nothing.

On Ludgate-Hill, next Door to the King's Arms Tavern, near Fleet-Bridge, any person may be furnished with a Water for taking away the Frockles, Pimples, Worms and Morphew in the Face, Elixir Saluns, Balsamum Vite, Tinctura Vice. An excellent Water and Ointment for the Eyes. Ointments for the Rickets, Burns; Donalds, Wounds Aahar, Sprains, &c. Powders, Dtutrifice, Elixira, Essopotes, Oils, Spitita, &c. For the casing and curing of most Distrumpers incident to humant Bodies. Prepared and Sold by B L.