Samuel Smith.
11th December 1689
Reference Numbert16891211-12
VerdictGuilty > manslaughter
SentenceMiscellaneous > branding

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Samuel Smith was Indicted for the Murther of one Andrew Edwards of St. Andrews Holborn giving him with a Tuck value 6 d. upon the Left part of his Body one Mortal Wound four Inches deep on the 20th of October last, of which he died on the 24th Instant following ; it appeared that they met each other in Bromley-street , and Jostled for the Wall, and Quarelled, in which Scuffle Edwards received the Wound: the Prisoner denyed that he gave any Affront, and called two Witnesses, who said, that he was set upon, and that they were seen to Fence in the street, and that Edwards began the Quarrel-first, whereupon he was found Guilty of Manslaughter only .

[Branding. See summary.]

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