Katharen Alederidge, Margaret Kingston.
4th May 1698
Reference Numbert16980504-54
VerdictNot Guilty

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Katharen Alederidge and Margaret Kingston , of St. Andrews Holburn , were Indicted for the Murder of Ann Barker , by giving her a mortal Bruise with their Hands, Knees and Feet, of which the languished and died . The Evidence deposed, that the Prisoners came into a Publick House where the Deceased was, and saying they would be revenged of her for picking Kingston's Husband's Pocket, pulling her down gave her several Blows; but it appearing the Deceased had an Imposthumation contracted a long time, and her Liver being spotted, the Chyrurgeons gave it as their opinion, she died of that Distemper; and no fresh Wounds being observed upon her, the Jury brought them in Not Guilty .

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