John Paine.
11th December 1678
Reference Numbert16781211e-40
VerdictGuilty > pleaded guilty
SentenceNo Punishment > pardon

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John Paine , who had confessed himself guilty of Felony upon his Arraignment, for marrying a second Wife , the first being alive , did desire the benefit of his Majesties late Gracious Act of Pardon . Which the Court upon perusal of the Act thought fit to grant him, but told him that he ought to make a recompence to the parties injured, which were both his Wives, for Poena potest dirives, culpa perennis erit.

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