Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 21 October 2014), February 1717 (s17170227-1).

Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary, 27th February 1717.

The Tryals being over, the Court proceded to give Judgment as followeth:

Receiv'd Sentence of Death,28.

John Keys , John Plat , Pattence Kite , Abel Hall , William Stone , Richard Chapman , Martha Nichols , Mary Smith , Francis Dodson , John Tomkins , John White , Eliz Brown , John Lawrence , Joseph Still alias Cotterel, Samuel Berman , Arnold Powel , Francis Steward , Edward Elton , John Brown , Richard Pardoe , John Thomas , John Williams alias Jones, Anne Hutchins , William Clark , John Sweetbones , Matthew Adcock , John Barns , John Giles .

Burn't in the Hand,10.

Kathrine Strong, William Watts , Joseph Dickenson , William Godwin , John Taylor , John Davis , Joseph Phips , Thomas Burnet , Elizabeth Hall alias Karte, Sarah Cooper .

To be Whipt 12.

Mary Seymour , William Hutckins , John Fewer , Mary Clrak , Eliz Clark , Christopher Martin , William Haly , Thomas Honon , John Pits , Samuel Glasbrook , Mary Harris alias New alias Bromly, Samuell Hargate , John Johnson , Thomas Benshaw .

Elizabeth Polson Fin'd 13 s.4 d .

James Watson , and Elizabeth his Wife, Fin'd 6 s.3 d. each, and to stand in the Pillory.

Lawrence Howel Fin'd 500 l. and 3 Years Imprisoment, and to remain in Custody whilepaid; to find out Securities 500 l. each, and himself bound in 1000 l. she his good behaviour during Life, and to be twice Whipt. Upon which he ask'd if they would whip a Clergyman, and was answered by the Court, they paid no Deterence to his Voin, because he was a Disgrace to it, and had to right to wear it; and did look upon him as a Clergyman, in that he had produc'd a Proof of his nation but from Dr. Hickes, under the Denmitation of the Bishop of Therford, which was Illegal and not according to the Constitution of this Kingdom, which knows no such Bishop. Whereupon he receiving his Sentence with an Air of Houshriness, and behaving to the Court, he was order'd to be Degraded, and strippt of the Gown he had no legal Right to wear, which was done in Court by the Executioner .

Pattence Kite, Martha Nichols, Mary Smith, Anne Hutchins, pleaded their Bellies; and a Jury of Matrons being Impannell'd, they were all found with quick Child .