George Casewell.
9th December 1691
Reference Numbert16911209-22
VerdictGuilty

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George Casewell of St. Martins in the Fields , Gent. was tryed for the Murther of one Andrew Hickson , on the 11th of November last, giving him one mortal Wound in the Belly of the depth of Six Inches, of which he dyed on the morrow , The Prisoner came into an Ale-house with Hickson, in Bonn-street and called for a Pot of Drink, and immediately he drew his Sword, and run the said Hickson into the Belly. And the Prisoner confest before the Justice, that there was an old grudge betwixt them; and that the Prisoner had urged the Deceased for 24. hours before to fight him; and because he refused it he took his Sword and stuck him: the Matter was very plain against him, and he had nothing to say matterial for himself, he was found Guilty of willful Murther.


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