George Duffus.
28th February 1722
Reference Numbert17220228-18
VerdictGuilty
SentenceMiscellaneous > fine; Imprisonment; Corporal > pillory

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George Duffus , who at the Sessions in December last was indicted for Assaulting and committing, in and upon the body of Nicholas Leader , the unnatural sin of Sodomy, on which the Jury brought in a special Verdict: was indicted for a high Crime and Misdemeanour in Assaulting, and Attempting to Commit in and upon the Body of Nicholas Leader, the unnatural sin of Sodomy . Nicholas Leader depos'd, that the prisoner (being in Bed with him) seiz'd him by the Throat, forcibly turn'd him on his face, and endeavour'd to commit the said crime upon him. The fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him Guilty .

[Fine. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

[Pillory. See summary.]


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