John Monday.
20th May 1686
Reference Numbert16860520-23
VerdictNot Guilty

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John Monday alias Mombay , of the parish of St. Dunstans in the West , was Indicted for Killing Richard Simpson on the 16th.of March last with a Quart Pot : The Evidence against the prisoner was, that the deceased and the prisoner drinking together, there happened a Quarrel upon the deceased, giving the prisoner the Lye, upon which, after some other aggravating words and a small scuffle, the prisoner struck the deceased with a Quart pot on the left part of the Head, of which Wound on the 30th. of April following he died: but a Chirugeon, an Evidence for the prisoner attesting that the Wound was perfectly cured, and that he died of a Fever, the prisoner was Acquitted .

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