12th October 1693
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The Trials being over, the Court proceeded to give Sentence as followeth, Burnt in the Hand, 10.

Margaret Foster, Sarah Burrows, Mary Nace, Doncas Needham, Gertrude Smith, John Summers, James Bell, Mary Foreman, Martha Ward, Jane Lark, alias Lyon, Mary King, Hamnah Woolly, Mary Cloves, Ann Davis, Elizabeth Williams, Sarah Welsted.

Received Sentence of Death, 21.

William Noble, Mary Salter, Joseph Stephens, Abraham Anderson, John Aldgood, James Robbins, John Crittenders, Edward Deer, James Gardner, Mary Compton, Mary Baker, James Grymstone, Thomas Percival, Cornelius Slayman, Arthur Denzy, Philip Mackdonnell, Nicholas Henderson, Mary Sherwood, John Chetwood, James Bennet, Ann Clemens, Elizabeth Tomlin.

Ordered to be Whipt. 5.

Cornelius Trough, Rebekah Walker, Margaret Heretage, Dorothy Robinson, Rebekah Child.

To be Transported,

George Windor.

Mary Compton, Mary Sherwood, and Ann Clemens, pleaded their Bellies, a Jury of Matrons were impannelled, whose Verdict was, that neither of them were with Child.


James Seaward 400 l. John Rowland 200 l. And 10 stand in the Pillory.

Jacob Dutchfeild 40 Mark.

Walter Batson 20 Mark. William Dando 10 l. Jeremiah Bedford 10 l. for the first Riot.

Fined for the second Riot.

Dando 10 l. Bedford 10 l. Batson 20 Mark.

David Douglas 200 Marks. William Gowen 100 l.

Francis West for the first Offence 100 Mark. For the second 100 Mark.

Elizabeth Vaughan 10 l.

Shadrack Cook 200 l. and to find Sureties for a Twelve Month; The Pillory remitted for his Function-sake.

Ann Smith was set by till further Order.

After the Sentence was passed, these four Persons were called down upon their former judgment; viz.

Ralph Matthews , for Clipping.

Elizabeth Ridgway ,

Catherine Davis ,

Mary Wilder ,

for Felony and Burglary.

John Dyer being often called, and not appearing to try has Traverse, his Recognizance was estreated, and a Warrant was issued out against him to take him up wherever he can be found, for Writing and Publishing false and scandalous News, to the Disparagement of the Government, and against the Peace of the Kingdom, &c.

John Skudamore, mentioned in the Tryal of Douglas and Gowan, appeared after their Tryal was over, and gave fresh Bail to appear next Sessions.

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