Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 24 April 2014), April 1683 (s16830418-1).

Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary, 18th April 1683.

In Conclusion, 6 Received Sentence of Death, viz. W. Riggs, Tho. Cary or Carriff, Peter Matthews , Sam Lambourne, Robert Savage , and Eliz. Cherry .

As many Received the Benefit of the Clergy, viz. Mr. Conway, Mr. Philips, Mr. Rossington, Mary Smith , Lewis Jones , Katherine Steel .

8 or more obtained to be Transported, Edw. Mackrel , James Hull , W. Griffith, James Griffith , W. Simths, Philip Johnson , Francis Johnson , and Tho. Walker.

And 5 Received Sentence to be Whipt.

Besides the Fellons, there was also Indicted at the Old Bayly, some Persons for Writing and Printing of a Scandalous Pamphlet or Libel.

The Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, were again tendred to Mr. Bampfield and Mr Griffith, two Dissenting Ministers, but by them refused.

Some Presentments hath been made by the Grand Jury of London, relating to the putting the Laws in Execution against Popish Recusants, and unlawful Conventicles.

We hear that the Quarter Sessions was also this Week held for the County of Surrey, where Mr. Nathaniel Vincent was again brought up, and after Council heard on both sides, his Case (as its reported) was referred to be desided at the Kings-Bench-Bar.