William Green.
15th January 1725
Reference Numbert17250115-67
VerdictsNot Guilty; Guilty
SentencesMiscellaneous > fine; Corporal > pillory; Imprisonment

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William Green , of Stepney , was indicted, for that e, with Cha Towers , John Bowler , John Warren, alias Warthern , and others, did break and enter the House of Geo Westwood , and take from thence a Hatchet val. 2 s. the Goods of Rich Lillington , on the 28th of Aug. last. It appear'd that the Prisoner, with other New Minters, came to the Prosecutor's House, and Bowler took a Hatchet from the Prosecutor's Wife; but the Jury not thinking it to be taken with a felonious Intent, they acquitted him.

William Green was a 2d time indicted for a Riot and Assault upon William Jones . W. Jones deposed, that on the 26th of Nov. last, about 7 in the Evening, he was drinking at the Tewksbury-Church Alehouse in Whitechappel, when the Prisoner and others came in, knock'd him down, and drag'd him thro' Whitechappel to their usual Place of Rendezvous in the New Mint . There they stript him naked, and wore Sixpenny worth of Rods to the Stumps in whipping of him, and he believed he received a thousand Lashes. Then they put on his Cloaths again, and threw him into a Pit fill'd with Human Excrement, and other Filth, in which they dipt the Rods when they whipt him. There they duck'd him several times, and as they took him out, the Prisoner held him up by the Hair, and thrust a Turd into his Mouth; and then they attended him part of the Way home, with lighted Links. The Prisoner, when carry'd before Sir Isaac Tillard , desired to be made an Evidence against Mr. Saintloe. Another Witness deposed, that he saw the Prosecutor when he came back, attended with near two hundred of the Mob; but he was so cover'd over with Excrement, that he could see no Part of him but his Teeth. Guilty .

[Fine. See summary.]

[Pillory. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

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