Thomas Montgomery.
10th December 1684
Reference Numbert16841210-8
VerdictGuilty
SentenceDeath

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Thomas Montgomery , Indicted for the Murder of Walter Norman Esq ; is Tryal, that on the second of September last, Mr. Montgomery coming the Rainbow Coffee-house, and finding the Deceased there, asked him, when he [Text unreadable in original.] to Fight, Notwithstanding which, and the of some Persons to procure a reconcilement they on the 9th of September, unhappily met behind the Middle Temple Hall, and drawing upon each other e're any came to prevent it, Mr. Norman received three Wounds one through the Arm, another through the Thigh, and a slight one in the hand, of which he dyed the 16th following, whereupon it appearing there had been a continued malice or irreconcilable hatred, and that their meeting was rather appointment than accident, though Mr. Montgomery laboured to prove the latter, the Jury found him guilty of wilful Murther.

[Death. See summary.]


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