Elizabeth Elye, Sexual Offences > keeping a brothel, 31st May 1693.

Elizabeth Elye was likewise indicted for keeping a House of evil Repute . The Evidence Swore that oftentimes there was Swearing, Roaring and Damning all the Night long, drinking to such a pitch, that they would fall out, and cry out Murder. Her House is in Flower-de-luce Court in Fetter-Lane , where there have been several Lewd Women seen to resort, which did great damage not only to the Youth of this City, but to their Masters also; for the Witness Swore that there was a Mercer's Apprentice in the Town that used to bring his Master's Goods to the Prisoners, and give them to her, and other Lewd and Wicked Women; she was found guilty .

[Fine. See summary.]

[Provide sureties for good behaviour. See summary.]


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