Old Bailey Proceedings supplementary material. John Morgan.
27th August 1679
Reference Numbero16790827-2
SentenceNo Punishment > pardon

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Besides these, there were no fewer than Six and Thirty Men and Women, that within these Six Moneths last had been Condemned to Dye, and had obtain'd Reprieves, who now all did on their Knees plead his Majesties General Gracious Pardon, on Condition of Transportation, among whom was one John Morgan , Condemned the second of May last for being a Popish Priest, who could very hardly be brought to accept of this Pardon, or to kneel whilst it was read, alledging that he had committed no Crime, needed no Pardon , had not sued for this, &c. But as before, the Testimony of Doctor Oates and others that he was sometimes maddish, got him into the Pardon, so now the consideration thereof excused his extravagancy.


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