Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 22 October 2014), December 1696 (16961209).

Old Bailey Proceedings, 9th December 1696.

THE Proceedings on 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,

On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, the 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th, 16th, 17th, and 18th of December, 1696.

And in the Eighth Year of His Majesty's 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, Friday, Saturday, and Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, being the 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th, 16th, 17th, and 18th Days of December, 1696. Before the Right Honourable Sir Edward Clarke , Kt. Lord Mayor of the City of London, and Sir Salathiel Lovell , Kt. Recorder of the said City, with several others of His Majesty's Justices for the City of London, and County of Middlesex.

The Jurors are as follow:

London Jury.

Thomas Plaistead ,

Nathanael Adams ,

Christopher Whisker ,

Thomas Barnes ,

Robert Raworth ,

Richard Warpoole ,

Richard Hanies ,

Jeremiah Lammas ,

John Shelley ,

Richard Prow ,

Thomas Diaper ,

Caleb Booth .

Middlesex Jury.

Richard Bealing , Gent,

Thomas Moodey ,

Simon Smith ,

Thomas Dunck ,

John Smith ,

Thomas Wilkes ,

Richard Bowler ,

William Diston ,

Edward Wade ,

Moses Cooke ,

Richard Davison ,

Philip Burgis .

The Proceedings were these:

Mary Talbot of the Parish of Great St. Bartholomews , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 20 yards of Damask , the Goods of Sarah Levingstone Widow , on the 24th of September last; to which Indictment she pleaded Guilty .

She was Indicted a second time for stealing 26 yards of Damask , and likewise pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Thomas Barnes of the Parish of Enfield , was indicted for feloniously stealing 3 red Heifers and one black , on the 28th of August last, the Goods of John Burgis ; to which Indictment he pleaded Guilty .

He was likewise a second time Indicted for stealing a black Heifer , the Goods of Robert Piggot , to which he pleaded Guilty .

He was likewise a third time Indicted for stealing a red pied Bullock , the Goods of Nathan Watson , to which he pleaded Guilty .

He was a fourth time Indicted for stealing a brown Steer , the Goods of William Barnes , to which he pleaded Guilty .

He was a fifth time Indicted for stealing a black Steer , the Goods of William Mansfield , to which he pleaded Guilty .

He was a sixth time Indicted for stealing a brown Bull , the Goods of Thomas Gin , to which he pleaded Guilty ,

He was a seventh time Indicted for stealing 5 black Heifers and 2 red ones , the Goods of Robert Ricketts , to which he pleaded Guilty .

He was an eighth time Indicted for stealing a brindle Steer, and one black one , the Goods of William Metcalfe , to which he likewise pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

S - D - and Susan Smith both of the Parish of St. Giles's without Cripplegate , where Indicted for feloniously stealing two silver Porringers, a Caudle Cup and Salt , the Goods of William Allen , on the 9th of November last; to which Indictment they pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Robert Winter of the Parish of St. Mary Aldermary , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Velvet-Pall , on the 12th of October last, the Goods of one Stephens ; to which Indictment he pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Thomas Mansfelt of the Parish of St. Giles's without Cripplegate , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary for breaking the House of Richard Speck on the 22th of October last, and taking thence 16 Dressed Calve-Skins, value 32 s. The Prosecutor declared that his Shop was broke open, and that his Goods were gone. There was other Evidence that did declare, the Prisoner did come to his Shop and offered him 6 Skins to sell, and he mistrusting them to be stole, told him so, and refused to buy them; and a while after Mr. Speck came to make an enquiry, and was told that there was such Goods offered to Sell by the Prisoner, who upon his Trial denied the Fact, and said that he had the Goods of one Brown, who did desire him to sell them for him. The Jury taking it into consideration, found him not Guilty .

Mary Chicken of the Parish of Alhallows Barking , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a pair of laced Ruffles, 2 Gold Rings, one other Ring with a Stone, an Amber-Necklace, and 45 s. in Money numbred , the Goods of Edward Waller , on the first of December last. The Evidence declared, That the Prisoner was her Servant , and took the Goods. The Prisoner did deny the Fact, and said that she did not know any thing of it; and nothing being found upon her when she was taken, the Jury found her not Guilty .

Robert Taylor of the Parish of St. Paul's Covent-Garden , was Indicted for the Murther of William Price on the 15th of September in the 31st year of the Reign of the late King Charles II. by giving him one mortal Wound with Rapier, value 5 s. on the left part of the Body near the left Pap, of the breadth of half an inch and of the depth of 6 inches, of which he died . It appeared, that about 17 years since, the Prisoner, the deceased, and two more, were drinking at the Three Tuns in Shandois-street , a discourse arose amongst them about chusing Parliament Men, which was debated so hot between them, that the Lye was given, and Swords were drawn, and in the fray the deceased received the aforesaid Wound. The Constable declared that he did ask the Prisoner, if he could tell how long it was since he killed the deceased, and he replied, That it was about 17 years since. The Prisoner alleged. That the deceased threw a Glass of Wine in his Face, catcht him by the Perriwig and thrust his Fingers in his Eyes. It appeared that there was no premeditated malice between them. He was acquitted by the late Act .

Ann Hughes alias Willoughby of the Parish of St. Fosters , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a silver Cup, two Spoons, 10 l. in Money numbred , with divers other Goods of William Marshall 's, on the first of November last. It appeared that the Prisoner was his Servant about 3 days, and took the Goods out of a Chest of Drawers: Upon search he found the Prisoner, and in a Trunk in her Lodgings they found the Cup, and other Goods. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said, that the Goods were given her by one Clayton Hill her Husband, but could not prove it. The Prosecutor was positive as to her taking the Goods; the Jury found her Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Mary Johnson and Elizabeth Thompson alias Lane , of the Parish of Alhallows Lumbard-street , were Indicted for feloniously stealing 13 yards of Muslin Cloth, value 18 s. on the 2d of November last, the Goods of Robert Yardley . It appeared that the Prisoners came into Mr. Yardley's shop, and cheapned some Muslin, and one of them took the Goods and gave it to the other, and went their ways ; but being pursued, the Goods were found upon them: They had little to say for themselves, and could not call any to their Reputation, the Jury found them Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

John Burgis of the Parish of St. Martins Vintry , was Indicted for feloniously stealing an empty wooden Barrel , on the 29th of October last. It was fully proved against him, the Jury found him Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Thomas Steel of the Parish of St. Brides , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a silver Tankard, a Caudle Cup, and 6 Spoons , the Goods of William Appleton , on the 24th of November last. The Prosecutor declared that the Prisoner took his Goods and went away. About 10 at night they found him standing in Kings-Head-Court, and searching him found a pair of Buttons in his Pocket which the Prosecutor owned to be his: He did not deny the Fact, but said that he was going to Sea, and had not wherewithal to assist him, and that he did take the Plate. He was known to be an Offender, and had been Transported; the Jury found him Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Elizabeth Lawden of the Parish of St. Clements Danes , was Indicted for picking the Pocket of Richard Prince , on the 20th of November last, of 3 Guineas and 6 l. in silver . It appeared that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutors Stall in Clare-Market , and bought a Breast of Mutton, and paid him 6 d. for it, and went about 20 yards, and turned back again, and desired him to look upon two Half Crowns, which he did, and then went her ways, and she being gone, the Money was missing. The Prisoner did deny the Fact, and called abundance of People to her Reputation, who declared that she was a poor honest Woman. The Jury acquitted her.

Bridget Hayes alias Griffin alias Harding alias Williams was Indicted for stealing 3 Shirts, 7 Smocks, and two pair of Sheets , the Goods of Michael Watkins ; The Prisoner declared that she was maliciously prosecuted, the Jury acquitted her.

Robert Powell , Thomas Walton , and John Marshall , of the Parish of St. James's Westminster , were Indicted for Felony and Burglary, in Breaking the House of Margaret Dobinson Spinster , on the 18th of November last, and taking thence a Dowlas Shirt, value 3 s. and 7 Ounces of Balladine Silk, and 3 Dozen of Thread Buttons . The Evidence declared that they did take down the Glass over the Door, and went in and took the Goods and carried them to one Moll Rabyes in Monmouth-street, where the Goods were found. The Prisoners denied the Fact, and were known to be Offenders, the Jury found them all Guilty of the Felony and Burglary.

They were a second time Indicted with Daniel Spires , for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Frances Harlo , Widow , on the 19th of November last, and taking thence a silk Gown, an Indian Gown lined with Damask, and a flower'd silk Petticoat . It appeared that as they went down St. Martins-lane they spied the Sash of the Window open, and they went in and took the Goods, and went their ways. It not being Burglary, they were acquitted of that, and found all Guilty of Felony only .

[Powell, Walton, Marshall: Death. See summary.]

[Spires: Branding. See summary.]

[Spires: Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Philadelphia Maria Smith of the Parish of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Watch 7 l. a Chain 5 s. 8 Gold Rings, 3 Gowns, 2 Petticoats the Goods of Elizabeth Griffin , Widow , on the 7th of November last. The Evidence deposed that she did know that the Prisoner did want a Lodging, she took her in; and the next morning the Prosecutor had occasion to go out and leave her at home; and the Prisoner took the opportunity and went away with the Goods: The Prisoner alleged that they were lent her, but could not prove it. The Jury found her Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Mary Oliver alias Chandler of the Parish of St. Brides , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a laced Head-Dress, value 4 s. the Goods of Jane Price Spinster , on the 8th of May last. The Prosecutor declared that she had been Robbed of a great deal of Linnen, Plate, and other Goods, and found the Head-dress upon her. She did deny the Fact, and said that it was given her by her Husband. The Jury acquitted her.

Jane Robinson of the Parish of St. Buttolphs without Aldgate , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary for breaking the House of Abraham Marriot , on the 11th of November last, and taking thence a Cloth Coat, Wastcoat, a pair of Shag Breeches, a silver Porringer, 3 Spoons, a Salt, a Dust-Gown, and divers other Goods . It appeared that the Prosecutor lockt his Door in the morning, and went about his occasion, and when he came home at night found his Door open, and his Goods gone: About a fortnight after the Dust-Gown was found upon the Prisoner, who upon her Trial declared that she bought it of one Mary Woodburne for 5 s and called a Witness to prove the same. The Jury found her not Guilty .

Joseph Warner of the Parish of St. Sepulchres , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a red roan Gelding , the Goods of James Stanley , on the 28th of August last. The Prosecutor said that he did lose his Horse out of his Grounds, and had made search after him, but could not find it; but at last heard that the Prisoner had sold it in Smithfield. The Prisoner did deny the Fact, and said that he had it upon a Swop: It did not appear he Stole it, the Jury found him not Guilty .

William Dodson of the Parish of Alhallows Barking , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Nathanael Tench Esq ; on the 20th of September last, and taking thence a Silk Camblet Cloak, value 20 s. a silver hilted Sword, and divers other Goods . It appeared that the Prosecutor's House was broke open, and the Goods taken away; and upon the 5th of November, he was got into the Court-yard, and was found behind the Gate; being search'd, they found a Betty upon him tied with a Rope cross his Shoulders, and in his Breeches there was a Key that would open Squire Tench's Gate, and divers other Locks; he had a Cap and a Razor about him which were lost at that time. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said, that he found the Betty in the ruins of a late Fire; as for the Razor, he bought it of a Frenchman, and the Cap, he bought it of a Woman in Paul's Church-yard, but could not prove it. There was no positive Evidence to the Burglary; the Jury considering the matter, found him guilty of Felony only and not of the Burglary .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Elizabeth Neale and Jane Lawrence , of the Parish of St. Dunstan's in the West were Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the Chambers of John Stratford Esq ; in the Middle-Temple , on the 3d of August last , and taking thence a Feather-bed and Bolster, Blankets, a pair of Pistols, 5 Guinea's, and 22 l. in Moneys numbred . The Evidence declared that Neale was Laundress to the Prosecutor, and when he was out of Town in the Vacation, they did take the Goods, some of them they Pawned, and the rest Sold, and with the Moneys they set up a Brandy Shop in New-street. The Burglary not being fully proved, they were acquitted of that, and found guilty of Felony only .

[Branding. See summary.]

Edward Fowler , of the Parish of St. Dunstan's in the West , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 9 Muslin Neck cloaths, a Cloath Coat and a Fustion Frock the Goods of Theophilus Ward , on the 16th of October last. It appeared, that the Prosecutor did loose his Goods, and found his Coat hanging at a Brokers in Houndsditch; the Broker desired a little time and he would bring out the Man whom he bought it of, which he accordingly did, and brought the Prisoner: The Prisoner did not deny that he sold the Goods, but said that he bought them of a Man that cried old coats in Jewen-street, but could not prove it: The Jury considering the matter, found him guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Thomas Isaacson , William Isaacson and William Best , of the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields , were Indicted for feloniously stealing 6 silver Spoons gilt with Gold, and 18 l. in Moneys , the Goods of Ann Earle Spinster . There was no Evidence against them, so they were Acquitted .

William Kingham , of the Parish of Mucking Hadley , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Gold Rings, a Box and Coral, 12 Guinea's and 8 Broad-pieces, and 13 l. in Moneys , on the 13th of November last, the Goods of Thomas Townsend . It appeared that the things were in a Trunk under his Bed, and the Prisoner took them away; the Money and the Bag was found upon him. The Prosecutor said, that he knew it to be his Money by a Letter which was in the Bag, which mentioned the same. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying, that a Man gave it him, but could not prove it. The Jury found him Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

William Bedow , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , was Indicted, for that he, together with William Musgrave and Walter Corbett , the 20th of April last, did Assault Kemeys Hughes with a Sword value 2 s. and give him one mortal wound near the right part of the Breast near to the Collar-bone, of which he died . There was no Evidence that could affect the Prisoner, so the Jury Acquitted him.

P - E - of the Parish of St. Pauls Covent Garden , was Indicted for feloniously stealing an Ell of Muslin on the 31st of July last, the Goods of Robert Farr ; the Evidence declared that the did take the said Goods and went her ways: but it appearing that she was Distracted, and that her Husband had paid for it, the Jury Acquitted her.

John Butterick of the Parish of St Giles in the Fields , was Indicted for the Murder of Mary Horton Spinster , on the 30th of October last, by giving her one mortal Wound with a Pistol value 5 s. laden with a leaden Bullet, into the Fore-head of the Deceased, of which she Died . the Prosecutor deposed, That going to a Butcehrs she bought a Leg of Mutton, and whilst she was talking shith the Butcher and holding her Daughter by the Arm, the Prisoner shot off the Pistol, and the Deceased's Brains fell upon her hands; there came one to the Prisoner and told him, that he had killed the Girl , with that he replied, that he did hope not so: The Prisoner said, that he had no Malice against her, and when he did discharge the Pistol he held the Muzzle downwards to the Ground, and that the Bullet grazed and killed her, and could not help it: he called Witnesses to prove the same; and it appearing to bean Accident and meerly done by chance, the Jury considering the matter, found him not Guilty .

Christian Cherrey , of the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , was Indicted for the Murder of her Female Bastard Infant, on the 7th of October last, by Strangling and Choaking it . The Evidence deposed, That his Master sent him up Stairs to look for Skrews for a Bed, and searching about, found something soft wrapt up in a Cloath; he took it to be Flesh, and looking upon it found it to be a Child; with that he carried it to his Master, who shewed it his Wife, who charged her with the Fact, and she confessed that it was Stillborn, and did intend to Bury it, acknowledging that it was a Bastard. The Prisoner did no ways deny the Fact, and said that she did cry out and no body heard her, and called a Woman, who said that she did hire her to be her Nurse, and had provided against her Lying-in. The Jury considering the matter, acquitted her.

Martha Hall , of the Parish of Stepney , was Indicted for feloniously stealing four Suits of Stuff curtains, value 8 l. the Goods of Abraham Chittey ; it appeared that the Goods were taken out of an Out-house and sold to a Broker, where they were found sold by the Prisoner, who said, that she had them of her Husband, and did not know that they were Stole. The Jury considering the matter, found her not Guilty .

Thomas Stevens , of the Parish of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for Assaulting Edward Varney on the Highway, and taking from him a black Hat, value 5 s. and a Perry wig, value 5 s. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said that he found it in the Street. The Jury Acquitted him.

He was a second time Indicted for Robbing Geo. Rennol of a black Hat , and was likewise Acquitted .

William Scot , Martha Scot his Wife , and Robert Tillotson , of the Parish of St. James Clarkenwell , were Indicted for feloniously stealing six Ewe-Sheep and eight Weather Sheep , the Goods of Thomas Eyres , on the 26th of November last. William Scott pleaded Guilty upon his Arraignment, and the others put themselves upon their Country. The Evidence Deposed, that they drove the Sheep out of the Fields by Islington into Durham Yard, where he did find some of the Sheep, and some of the Skins. The Evidence said, that he could not say any thing against Tillotson, and the Woman being in obedience to her Husbonds's Commands, the two latter were Acquitted .

[Branding. See summary.]

Ezeklel Waller , of the Parish of Hendon , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Charles Page , on the first of November last, and taking thence 3 Rings, 5 Spoons, 2 Guinea's, and 3 l. 13 s. in Money's numbred . The Prosecutor declared that he did bolt his Back-door, and lock'd the other when he went out; and coming home, found the Back-door open and his Goods gone; a while after the Prisoner was Taken, and did confess that he took the Goods: He did not deny it upon his Tryal, but said, that he did find the door open, and he went in and took the Goods. The Jury considering the matter, found him guilty of Felony, and not of the Burglary .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Mary Digood and Alice Lenthall , both of the Parish of St. John Wapping , were Indicted for feloniously stealing a Brass candlestick, a pair of Scales, a silk Hood, and 30 s. in Money numbered , the Goods of Hester Sargeant Widow , on the 1st of November last. The Prosecutor said that she did lose her Goods, and that the Prisoners did brag that they had Bit her of it when she was asleep: Another Evidence was called, who declared that the Women did tell him the same as he was coming over Stepney Fields. The Prisoners denied the Fact, and said that they did tell the Man but of 9 s. which they bit her of, meaning, that they had run so much on the Prosecutor's Score. The Jury considering the matter, found them both not Guilty .

Ann Nicholls and Mary Phillet, alias Cloth Doll , of the Parish of Stepney , were Indicted, together with Mary Seager , not yet Taken, for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Ann Denham Widow , on the 19th of October last, and taking thence 1 Silver cup, 3 gilt Spoons, 2 Rings and 40 Guinea's; 4 20 s pieces of Gold, and 3 10 s. pieces, and 100 l. in Money . It appeared that the Prosecutor's House was broke open and the Goods gone; some time after the Prisoners went to sell the Plate to a Goldsmith in Westminster, where the same was stopp'd, and word was sent to the Prosecutor where the Plate was. The Prisoners denied the Fact, and said that they knew nothing of the matter, but that Mary Seager brought the Plate to them to sell for her. There was none positive as to the Burglary; so the Jury acquitted them of that, and found them guilty of Felony only .

[Branding. See summary.]

Edward Fowler and Jonas Sibley , both of the Parish of St. Giles without Cripplegate , were Indicted for feloniously stealing a Feather-Tippet a Hood and a Gown , the Goods of Caleb Bull , an the 26th of November last, to which Indictment they both pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

William Archer and Francis Archer , both of the Parish of Stepney , were Indicted for High-Treason, for counterfeiting the current coin of this Kingdom , on the 10th of November last. It appeared that they did drive this sort of trade, and the Evidence declared, that he did see them coin Half-crowns and 1 Shilling of Mill'd Money, and they did cast it with Spawd. There was another Evidence declared, that he found William below Stairs in a little Room, where there was a Melting-pot red hot, with Metal ready melted and other trade fitting for the purpose; then they went up Stairs, and found Francis coming off the Bed; then one of them put his hand behind his Neck, as they were searching him, and there fell down several pieces of false Money into some Old coal, which lay by, which was produced in Court. They both denied the Fact. The Evidence was full against them; so the Jury found them both guilty of High Treason.

[Death. See summary.]

Edward Scott , of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for counterfeiting the current Coin of this Kingdom , on the 8th of September last. It appeared, that the Prisoner was at a Braziers Shop in Parker's-Lane , where he did stike a New Shilling between two pieces of Lead, and left the impression there, which was produced in Court. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said he had a great desire to be curious in casting of Medals, and that he did think to try an Experiment with it It did not appear that he did Coin. The Jury considering the matter, found him not Guilty .

John Hampton the Parish of St. Clement's Danes , was Indicted for counterfeiting the current Coin of this Kingdom , on the 20th of September last. The Evidence declared that they did see him Coin several times (in Spittle-fields , and at London wall , in Baldwins Gardens , and at St. Clement's-Lane ) divers quantities of Mill'd Money, and did see him Edge it; and that he made counterfeit Guinea's of Silver. There was divers Tools found in his Room, which were produced in Court. It was alledged, that he did follow the Trade for four or five Years. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said that he was Prosecuted out of Malice. He could not call any to his Reputation, so the Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Ann Hease , of the Parish of St. Andrew's Holbourn , was Indicted for stealing divers Goods from John Clarke , to the value of 3 l. 5 s. To which Indictment she pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Matthew Ball , of the Parish of Wilsden , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 3 Lambs , the Goods of Samuel Gretteridge , on the 10th of April last. The Evidence declared that he did see him come along, and the Prisoner ask'd him what it was a Clock; and then he saw him drive them into a corner, and a while after, they catch'd him stealing of them in a Wood. The Evidence was positive against him. The Jury found him Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Matthew Ball , Matthew Adey , Jasper West and Benjamin Burdett , were Indicted for feloniously stealing 4 Ewe Sheep , on the 20th of September the Goods of John Dove . There was no Evidence to prove that they took them, so the Jury Acquitted them.

They were a second time Indicted for stealing a Hen, value 10 d. the Goods of a Person unknown, which was found upon them in a Sack; and they having confess'd, the Jury found them all Guilty

John Braseburne , of the Parish of Totenham , was indicted for Robbing James Pig on the High-way, on the 23d of November last, and taking from him a Stuff Gown 2 Gold Rings, a pair of Buttons, and 5 l. in Money numbred . The Evidence declared, that they were coming from Ware to London in the Coach; they were set upon at Stanford-Hill by six Highway-Men, who knock'd him down off the Coach-box as he rode by the Coach-man; then they beat the Coach-man, and would force him to drive under the Gibbet, which he did refuse to do; then they made Mr. Pig to do it, and after that, they fell to rifling the Coach, and the Prisoner rode up to Mr. Pig with a Handkerchief in his Mouth, and said to him, Damn you, I know you, don't look upon me, for if you do, I will shoot you through the Head, and took the things from him; in the mean time a Cart was coming by with two Hampers of Wine and some Figs and other Fruit, they made him to drive to the Gibbet, where they fell to Rifling, and were very Liberal, and treated the Ladies with Wine and Fruit. Mr Pig was positive that the Prisoner was one of them, he formerly being his School-fellow. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and would fain havemade it appear that he was at another Place at that time, but did it very lamely. The Jury considering the matter, found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Thomas Cavenah of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for High-Treason for clipping and coining the currant Coin of this Kingdom on the first of March last. The Prisoner said that he was maliciously prosecuted by his Brother-in-Law, Mr. John Holder . The Jury acquitted him.

Edward Abbis and Dorothy Abbis both of the Parish of St Giles's in the Fields , were Indicted for counterfeiting the Currant Coin of this Kingdom , on the 30th of December , in the 6th year of the King and late Queen. The Evidence declared that they did take a Lodging and a Cellar by Golden-Square , where they did Coin new Crown-pieces, Half-Crowns, Nine-pences, and Six-pences: There was other Evidence that did see the Woman Coin several quantities of false Money next door to the 6 Canns in Holbourn, and in Bridewell Precinct ; There was false Money found in the Mans Pocket when he was taken, There was another who declared, that he did make a pair of Stamps for him, and an Edger. The Evidence was very full against them, and they had but little to say for themselves; the Jury found them both Guilty .

[Edward: Death. See summary.]

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

Edward Christopher of the Parish of St. John Wapping , was Indicted for counterfeiting the currant Coin of this Kingdom on the 20th of February last. There was no positive Evidence against him that he did Coin; He called abundance of People to his Reputation, who gave a good Character of him; The Jury acquitted him.

Joseph Wynne alias Wing , Anne Gibbons , and Anthony Hiliyard , of the Parish of St. Anne's Westminster , were Indicted for clipping and coining the currant Coin of this Kingdom , on the 10th of October last. The Evidence declared that Wynne did go by the name of Comical Joe, and was the oldest Clipper and Coiner in England; that he did see him both Clip and Coin in Long-lane and Red-Lion street : There was another Evidence that did declare, that he did sell him a pair of Stamps and an Edger. He pretended himself to be Sick upon his Trial, but afterwards could speak as well as any man. There was no Evidence against Gibbons and Hillyard, and so they were acquitted ; but Wynne was found guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Giles Bourdevill , Matthew Owen , and John Wynne , of the Parish of St. James's Westminster , were Indicted for feloniously stealing a pair of silver Snuffers, a Candlestick, and 50 Ounces of silver , the Goods of Mary Lutterel , Widow , on the 3d of December last. It appeared that they were imployed to turn the Rubbish at the Fire in St. James's for to search for Plate and Jewels that were buried in the Ruines, and Bourdevill was seen to take something up: They mistrusted him, and went and searcht his House, where they found the Goods. The Jury found him Guilty , and the other were acquitted .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Philip Byddal alias Gardiner , and Richard Pollynton of the Parish of Paddington , were Indicted for two Robberies on the Highway on the 21th of November ; The first on John Plomer , and taking from him 12 l. in money numbred ; The second on Elizabeth the Wife of Stephen Twyford , and taking from her 27 s. Plomer declared that he was going home to Harrow Parish, and he met the two Prisoners, who gave him the way, and coming into a narrow Lane they bid him Stand, and swore Damn him they must have his Money, and askt him his Name, and he told them; then they said that he did take 20 l. in Town and they must have it; he said he would have given them the Money, but Biddal took it out of his Pocket; Then they made him dismount, and turned his Horse loose, but meeting some of his Neighbours they soon helpt him to catch it; Then he pursued them into Westminster-lane by Hide-Park Corner, where they were taken. Mrs. Twyford said that she was Robbed much about the same time between Holsdon-Green and Paddington , but was not positive whether they were the men or no. Plomer was positive, and they had been Offenders in this Kind. The Jury found them both Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

William Holliday and Richard Polhampton alias Pollynton , of the Parish of Stepney , were Indicted for Felony and Burglary for breaking the House of Henry May on the 8th of October last, and taking thence 95 yards of Shag, value 25 l. and 5 Dozen pair of Worsted Stockings . It appeared that they got over a Wall, and untiled the Dye-House where the Goods were, and took them away, and sold them for a 11 l. The Evidence declared that Pollynton confest the same, but denied it upon his Trial. They were both loose Livers, and could give no good account of themselves; the Jury found them Guilty .

William Holliday alias Browne of of the Parish of Wilsdon , was Indicted a second time for a Robbery on the Highway committed on James Kentish , on the 21th of November last, and taking from him 35 s. and 8 d. It was fully proved against him. The Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Mary Wood of the Parish of White Chappel , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary for Breaking the House of Ralph Niccols , on the 9th of November last, and taking thence a pair of Drugget Vallens, a pair of Serge Vallens, and 30 pound weight of Sugar , the Goods of Anne Niccolls , Widow . It appeared that the Bell-Man going his Round, found the Window open, and called the People of the House, and searching about found the Prisoner crept up the Chimney. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said that she was destitute of a Lodging, and seeing the Window open, she crept in there for shelter; but it did not avail her, and she being known to be an Offender, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death -respited for pregnancy. See summary.]

William Penney of the Parish of St. Paul's Shadwell , was Indicted for High Treason for clipping and coming the currant Coin of this Kingdom on the 20th of September last. The Evidence declared that they did see him Clip and Coin in Old Gravel-lane , and that he had followed the Trade for some years; Another declared, That he was the greatest Artist in England for making of Stamps, and that he did show him a Stamp to Coin a Two-pence with, of his own making, as the Prisoner acknowledged. He denied the Fact, but it was plainly proved against him. The Jury found him guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Stephen Duncks of the Parish of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for clipping and coining the currant Coin of this Kingdom on the 10th of March last. The Prisoner upon his Trial said that he had been Lame in his Hands for some years, and called Witnesses to prove it, and divers others to his Reputation. The Jury acquitted him.

Hannah Drake alias Elizabeth Baker of the Parish of St. James's Clerkenwell , was Indicted for Assaulting Sarah Mekam an Infant , under the Age of 4 years, and taking from her a Boddice Coat, Stuff Petticoat, and Amber Necklace . She was a 2d time Indicted for taking a Stuff-Gown, and a Stuff pair of Boddice, from Rebecca Child . It appeared that the Prisoner stript the Children in the Fields, and sold part of the Goods in Chick-lane; and coming another time to sell more, she was stopt, and suspected to have Stole them. The Prisoner said that the things were given her, but could not prove it. The Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

Richard Polhampton was a third time Indicted for feloniously stealing 120 yards of Woollen Cloth, and 32 yards of Linnen Cloth , on the 10th of January , in the seventh year of his Majesty's Reign, the Goods of Thomas Bayley ; To which Indictment he pleaded Guilty .

James Hall alias Stanley , and John Blarton , of the Parish of St. Brides , were Indicted upon two Indictments; the first for stealing a dark brown Gelding from William Eades , on the 26th of October last; and the second for Felony and Burglary for Breaking the House of Thomas Harwood , and taking thence divers Goods of Thomas Harwoods and Alice Simpkins , Spinster . It appeared that the Facts were done in the County of Berks, and nothing found upon them in London; they were both acquitted .

Daniel Phillips of the Parish of St. Brides , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary for Breaking the House of Sir Thomas Kipworth Baronet , and Christopher Rich Esq ; it being the Play-House in Salisbury-Court , on the 19th of June , in the 7th year of his Majesty's Reign, and taking thence a Purple Velvet Coat, a Red Cloth Suit, with divers other Goods to a great value . It appeared that the Prisoner was a Dancing-Master at the Play-House, and by that means came acquainted where the Goods lay. The Evidence declared, That the Prisoner and three more broke in at a Window, and that the Prisoner came to his Bedside, and said, Sirrah, Lie with your Face down upon the Bed, or I will shoot you through the Head: Then they went up and broke open the Wardrobe, and took the Goods away, and carried them to Buckridge-street in St. Giles's, and from thence to White-Friers: The Prisoner denied he Fact, and the Evidence was positive: Besides he had absented himself from his Bail, and fled. The Jury taking it into consideration, found him Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]

John Laws of the Parish of Alhallows Barking , was Indicted for the Murther of Ruth Haddox , Spinster , on the 10th of September last, by Biting the deceased on the middle Finger of the Left-hand, of which she languished to the 29th, and then died . It appeared that the deceased, with some others, were buying Linnen Cloth at an Ale house, and the Deceased washolding her Hands behind her, he did Bite her by the Finger. The Evidence declared that it put her in a Fright, and the Fright caused a malignant Fever, which was the cause of her Death. The Prisoner declared that he meant no harm, and called a Surgeon, who declared that the thing was so small it needed no Plaister. He called several other Witnesses, who said that she did complain of her Head and Stomach sometime before, which she said would be the cause of her Death. The Jury considering the matter, acquitted him.

Elinor Stokes of the Parish of St. Buttolphs without Aldgate , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary for breaking the House of Benjamin How , on the 5th of November last, and taking thence divers Goods . It appeared that the Prosecutor did beat and evil entreat her till she was forced to confess the Fact, whereas she knew nothing of the matter. The Court perceiving that her confession was extorted from her, and the Prisoner alledging her Innocence, the Jury acquitted her.

John Silk and Thomas Costin , both of the Parish of St Mary Magdalen by the Bridge , were Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Giles Timnerd , on the 3th of October last, taking thence 30 Ells of Holland cloth, 60 yards of Shalloon, and divers other Goods . The Evidence declared that his Shop was broke open and his Goods were gone, and that Costin confess'd, that he did take such Goods out of the Shop. The Prosecutor could not make it appear to be Burglary; so the Jury acquitted Silk, and found the other guilty of Felony only .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Thomas Carter , was indicted for a Misdemeanor, for forging and counterfeiting a Note (in the Name of Thomas Maddox) upon the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, Dated the 28th of July, 1696, for 70 l. upon Demand, payable to William Laws, or Bearer . The Evidence declared, that the Prisoner did give him the Note, telling him that it was a good one; and he suspecting it, came a day or two after and told him that it was false, and declared that the Prisoner did confess it, and said that it was an easie matter to forge Mr. Maddox's Name, for he could do it at Sight, and did write Mr. Maddox's Name and Mr. Robert Hedges's Name several times in his Presence. The Evidence was full against him, and he having formerly cheated the Bank, the Jury found him guilty of the said Misdemeanor.

[Fine. See summary.]

[Pillory. See summary.]

Thomas Mansell , of the Parish of St. Sepulchres , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 8 Damask Napkins, and 12 Diaper Napkins , the Goods of Thomas Stone , on the 6th of October last. It appeared that he was a Lodger in the House, and took the Goods and went his ways. He was known to be an Offender, so the Jury found him Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Francis Calvert , of the Parish of Alhallows Barking , was Indicted for stealing a wooden Cask, value 14 s. on the 19th of November last, the Goods of John Thorpe . It appeared, that the Prisoner was a Man of good Reputation, and Prosecuted out of Malice. The Jury acquitted him.

Sampson Paris , of the Parish of St. Giles without Cripplegate , was Indicted for stealing a black cloath coat, with divers other Goods , on the 7th of November last, the Goods of Stephen Whittel . The Prisoner denied the Fact, and called several People, who gave a good Character of him, that he was a very honest Man. The Jury acquitted him.

Mary Cole , of the Parish of St. Martin's Ludgate , was Indicted for stealing 4 yards of black Silk Lutestring , the Goods of Thomas Warren , on the 7th of November last. It did not appear that she stole it; so the Jury acquitted her.

Ann Hearne , of the Parish of St. Brides , was Indicted for stealing 6 pound of Balladine Silk , the Goods of Rachel and Thomas Simpson , on the 2d. of November last: The Goods were found upon her. The Jury found her Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Robert French , was Indicted for Perjury at the Admiralty Sessions, for Forswearing himself at the Tryal of Capt. Vaughan . It was fully proved against him. He was found Guilty .

[Fine. See summary.]

[Pillory. See summary.]

B - J - , of the Parish of St. Mary le Savoy , was Indicted for stealing a silver Spoon, value 10 s. on the 17th of November last, the Goods of Mary Woodward She pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Sylvanus Hauscomb , was Indicted for a Misdemeanor, for Cheating David Pugh of a silver hilted Sword, by a false Token . It was fully proved against him. The Jury found him guilty of the Misdemeanor.

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

James Hall alias Stanley , and John Blarton , were Indicted in Middlesex a second time ; and no Goods being found upon them, they were acquitted .

Nicholas Hunnocks, alias Hunnock , of the Parish of Stepney , was Indicted for counterfeiting the currant Coin of this Kingdom , on the 22d. of October last. The Evidence declared, that they did see him Coin at a place called Knockverges, by Stepney . The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said that he did know nothing of it. He called divers Witnesses to his Reputation, so the Jury acquitted him.

John Wyld , of the Parish of St. Leonard Shoreditch , was Indicted for counterfeiting the current Coin of this Kingdom , on the 20th of January last. The Evidence declared, that he did see the Prisoner Stamp about 45 Shillings in a Ditch by Aniseed-Clare . The Prisoner denied the Fact, and called People to his Reputation. The Jury acquitted him.

Susanna Freshwater , of the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields , was Indicted for clipping the current Coin of this Kingdom on the 20th of March last. The Evidence declared, that he did see the Prisoner Clip several times. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said, she was as innocent of it as the Child that is Unborn, and prosecuted only out of Spight and Malice The Jury acquitted her.

Susanna Peirson , of the Parish of St. Mary Le Bow , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Brass Chessing-dish and a Box Iron , the Goods of Job Veare , on the 11th of December last: to which Indictment she pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

George Willkinson , of the Parish of St. Bennet's Paul's-Wharf , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of John Collier , on the 13th of December last, and taking thence a pair of Mens Stockings, value 1 s. 6 d. The Prosecutor declared, that he did not Bolt the flap of his Cellar door, and that the Prisoner did remove it and got into the Cellar, where he was Taken, and being search'd, the Stockins were found upon him. The Jury considering the matter, acquitted him of the Burglary, but found him guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

John Mawd , of the Parish of St. Brides was Indicted for counterfeiting 100 Half Guinea's , on the 30th of July last. It appeared, that when the Prisoner was Taken, they searched him and found Stamps in his Pocket, with 2 false Half-Guinea's, one gilt and the other of Copper, and he confessed that he did make them, and that he had made several quantities of false Gold about 3 l. an Ounce. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said he knew nothing of the matter; but the Evidence being positive against him, the Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Francis Sherwin of the Parish of St. Ann Black-Fryers , was Indicted for coining the currant coin of this Kingdom , on the 25th of August last. The Evidence declared that he did see him coin several times in Crown and Sheer Court by Puddle-dock . The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said that it was altogether false, and was Prosecuted only out of Malice and spight. The Jury acquitted him.

Jasper Folkman , of the Parish of St. Martin in the Fields , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 3 Sheep , the Goods of Richard Painter , on the 12th of November last. The Goods were taken upon him; and having little to say for himself, the Jury found him Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Sarah Town, alias Turner, alias Gill , of the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , was Indicted upon two Indictments, for that she, together with one Ann Fleming , not yet Taken, did steal from William Jones , on the 3d of December last. 2 Muslin Neckcloaths, and divers other Goods , and a Lutestring Gown and Petticoat, a Mohair Petticoat, the Goods of Emanuel Lewis . The Prisoner denied the Fact; and nothing being found upon her when Taken, she was acquitted of both Indictments.

William Tall of the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields , was Indicted for stealing 9 yards of flower'd Silk, value 30 s. on the 30th of March , in the 6th year of the King and late Queen, he was Pardoned by the late Act, and so acquitted .

Anne Hampton and Elizabeth Fenton both of the Parish of St. Clements Danes , were Indicted for counterfeiting the currant Coin of this Kingdom on the 22th of September last, It appeared by the Evidence that Hampton had followed the Trade for some time, and Coined Half Crowns, Shillings, and Six-pences, and afterwards feaged it over. It was fully proved against Hampton, but not so positive against Fenton; so the Jury acquitted her, and found Hampton Guilty of High-Treason.

[Death -respited for pregnancy. See summary.]

Alexis alias Alexander Shad of the Parish of St. Leonards Shoreditch , was Indicted for counterfeiting the currant Coin of this Kingdom on the 22th of October last. The Evidence deposed that having information that the Prisoner did drive this sort of Trade, went and searcht and found a parcel of melted Metal, Flasks, a Feaging Pot, scratching Brush, and other things fitting for the Trade. There was one Evidence that did declare that the Prisoner did confess to him that he did make 17 l. of false Money. The Prisoner denied the Fact, alledging that he did Practice Physick , and said he was never guilty of any such Crime in all his life, but it did not avail him. The Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Richard Hadley of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for High-Treason upon two Indictments, the first for Clipping , and the other for Coining , on the 10th of March last. The Evidence declared, that the Prisoner was a Smith by his Trade, and he did see him Coin in a Cellar in Jesuit's Groundin the Savoy , and that he did strike it with a Hammer. There was no Evidence against him for Clipping, so he was acquitted of that and found Guilty for Coining.

[Death. See summary.]

Robert Winter of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , was Indicted upon two Indictments, the first for Clipping , and the other for Coining the currant Coin of this Kingdom on the 10th of March last. The Prisoner denied the Facts, and called several Persons of Quality who gave a very good Character of him. The Jury acquitted him of both Indictments.

Mary Ingerley of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for the Murder of her Male Bastard Infant , on the 9th of October last. The Prisoner declared that she had a Husband, and that the Child was no Bastard. She called the Midwife, who declared that she did think that the Child was dead Born, by reason that the Skin was torn. The Jury acquitted her.

George Emmerson of the Parish of St. John Wapping , was Indicted for the Murder of Thomas Walker on the 9th of December last. The Prisoner declared that he had levied an Execution on the Deceaseds Goods, and that the Prisoner swore, that he would have his Blood, and the Prisoner said, that he bid him to stand off, and the Deceased run upon his Sword. The Jury found him guilty of Manslaughter .

Robert Read of the Parish of St. Paul's Covent Garden , was Indicted for the Murther of Samuel Cove on the 2d of February in the 7th year of His Majesty's Reign. He was acquitted .

John Fathers a little Boy of the Parish of St. James Clerkenwell , was Indicted for killing another little Boy named Nicholas Wadsworth , with a wooden Sword , on the 24th of August last. He was acquitted .

Oneziphorus Lamb of the Parish of Fulham , was Indicted for counterfeiting the currant Coin of this Kingdom on the first of July in the 7th year of His Majesty's Reign. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and called People to his Reputation. The Jury acquitted him.

Anne Dickenson of the Parish of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Holland Apron, 3 s. the Goods of Elizabeth Billing , and a Guinea and 2 s. in silver, the Monies of Anne Billing , on the 3d of October last. It did not appear she took them, and so she was acquitted .

Mary Cuffe of the Parish of St. James Westminster , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 2 silver Forks, a Spoon, Coral Necklace, with divers other Goods , from John Lawson , Gent. on the 1st of October last; and a 2d time for a Trespass for taking a pair of Stays, two yards of Fringe, and a Dimity Mantle from Anne Lask ; The Jury found her Guilty of both Indictments.

[Branding. See summary.]

Elizabeth Thomas of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields was Indicted for feloniously and secretly stealing a Guinea and 42 s. the Monies of Matthew Browne , on the 30th of November last . The Prosecutor alledged that she was a sleep by the Fire side, and the Prisoner took the Money out of her Bosom. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and the Jury considering the matter, found her Guilty of Felony only .

[Branding. See summary.]

Mary Tooth was Indicted for a Misdemeanor for Buying of Stollen Goods , and was acquitted .

James Pritchard of the Parish of St. Clements Danes , was Indicted for clipping and coining the currant Coin of this Kingdom on the 10th of June last. The Evidence were positive that they did see him both clip and coin. The Jury found him guilty of both Indictments.

[Death. See summary.]

John Poole of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for counterfeiting the currant Coin of this Kingdom , on the 10th of August . The Evidence was positive against him, and that they did see him cast counterfeit money in Flasks. The Jury found him guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Mary Chambers of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for counterfeiting the currant Coin of this Kingdom . The Evidence declared that they did see her Coin in Carnaby street , and that she had 2 Guinea's to teach a Woman the Trade. It was fully proved against her; the Jury found her guilty .

[Death -respited for pregnancy. See summary.]

Joan Sucket , of the Parish of St. James's Westminster , was Indicted for stealing an Ass, value 7 l. from John Jennings , on the 26th of December . There was no Evidence against her, so she was acquitted .

William Jevill, alias Jewell , was Indicted for a Misdemeanor, for speaking divers scandalous and dangerous Words against His Majesty . The Evidence fully proved it against him, and he was found guilty .

[Fine. See summary.]

[Pillory. See summary.]

John Taylor of the Parish of White-Chappel , was Indicted for counterfeiting the currant Coin of this Kingdom , on the 27th of April . There being no Evidence against him, he was acquitted .

Anne Lewis was Indicted for counterfeiting the currant Coin of this Kingdom on the 25th of August last. There being no Evidence against her, she was acquitted .

Jonathan Scot of the Parish of White-Chapel was Indicted for Felony and Burglary for Breaking the House of Walter Stanford , on the 14th of November last, and taking thence divers Goods . There being no Evidence against him he was acquitted .

John Cooper of the Parish of White-Chappel , was Indicted for clipping the currant Coin of this Kingdom on the 8th of June last. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and called some People to his Reputation. The Jury acquitted him.

Alexander Marshall , was Indicted for a Misdemeanor, for endeavouring to have received 200 l. upon counterfeit Bills of Exchange, and thereby did forge Indorsements . He pleaded Guilty to the Indictment.

[Fine. See summary.]

[Pillory. See summary.]

Robert Ferguson was brought down to be Bailed, and the King's Sollicitor excepting against some of his Bail, he is respited for a further time.

The Tryals being over, the Court gave Judgment as followeth

Received Sentence of Death, 23.

William Archer, Francis Archer, Edward Abbis, John Braseburne, Philip Biddal, John Hampton, William Holliday, Richard Hadley, John Marshall, John Mawd, Robert Powel, Richard Pollynton, William Penny, Daniel Phillips, James Pritchard, John Pool, Alexis Shad, Thomas Walton, Joseph Wynne, and Mary Wood, Dorothy Abbis, Mary Chambers, Ann Hampton: The 3 last Women to be Burnt.

Mary Wood, Dorothy Abbis, Mary Chambers and Ann Hampton, pleaded their Bellies, and Jury of Matrons was Impanneled, who found them all to be quick with child.

Burnt in the Hand. 33.

Thomas Barnes, Matthew Ball, Giles Bourdeville, B - J - , Thomas Costin, Mary Cuffe, S - D - Williams Donson, Hannah Drake, Edward Fowler, Jasper Folkman, Ann Hughs, Ann Hense, Ann Hearne, Mary Johnson, William Kingham, Jane Lawrence, Elizabeth Neale, Thomas Mansell, Ann Nichols, Mary Phillet, Susanna Peirson, James Sibley, Susan Smith, Thomas Steal, Daniel Spires, Philadelphia Maria Smith, William Smith, William Scott, Mary Talbot, Elizabeth Thompson, Elizabeth Thomas, Robert Winter and Ezekiel Waller.

For His Majesty's Service, 14.

Thomas Parnes, Matthew Ball, Giles Bourdeville, Thomas Costin, William Dodson, Edward Fowler, Jasper Folkman, William Kingham, Thomas Mansell, Thomas Steel, Daniel Spires, Robert Winter, Ezekiel Waller, Sylvanus Hanscomb.

To be Whipt, 2.

John Burgis, and George Wilkinson

Thomas Carter Fined 1000 Marks, to stand in the Pillory at Cheap-side Conduit, and against the Bank and Royal Exchange.

Robert French Fined 100 Marks, and to stand three times in the Pillory, at the aforesaid Places.

William Jevill, alias Jewill, was Fined a Noble, and to stand in the Pillory, at the May-pole in the Strand.

Alexander Marshall was Fined 100 l. and to stand three times in the Pillory.

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