Anne Butcher.
27th May 1691
Reference Numbert16910527-6
SentenceDeath > respited for pregnancy

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Anne Butcher , was Tryed for that she, together with one Margaret Tyler , Christian Mackdoll , not yet taken, did make an Assault upon one Mrs. Anne Glover , in the Poultrey , on the 21st of this Instant May . She swore, That as she was going along the Street, the Prisoner and two more Women met her, and assaulted her in a most violent and base manner, taking away a Poynt-Lace Head-Dress, value 3 l. one Gold Ear-Ring, value 5 s. a Lac't Tippet, &c. The Prisoner said she was in Drink, which was no ways credited by the Court; and she had no Witness, but appeared to be a Woman of a very wicked Life, she was found Guilty of Felony.

[Death -respited for pregnancy. See summary.]

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