Thomas Hollyland.
9th September 1696
Reference Numbert16960909-64
VerdictGuilty
SentenceDeath

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Thomas Hollyland of the Parish of Aldgate , was indicted of High-Treason, for Clipping the Currant Coin of this Kingdom , on the 20th of June last. It appeared that the Prisoner kept the Crown Inn without Aldgate , and had Clipt at several times almost 2000 l. in a Room called the Crown, over the Gate. He denied the Fact, and said that he was out of Town at Chipping Onger in Essex at that time, but could not prove it. He called several people to his Reputation, but the Evidence being very positive against him, the Jury found him guilty of High-Treason.

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