John Chappel.
24th February 1731
Reference Numbert17310224-44
VerdictGuilty > pleaded guilty

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John Chappel , of St. Leonard Shoreditch , was indicted for the Murder of Martin , to which Indictment he pleaded guilty , desiring the favour of the Court that he might not be hang'd in Chains; before Sentence was pass'd, being ask'd by the Court, What he had to say why Judgement should not be pass'd upon him according to Laws made no reply, but after it had been pass'd, said, The Lord have Mercy upon his Soul .

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