Offence: Sexual Offences > rape
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The Prosecutrix deposed, that Pug came first up the Court swearing and cursing, and talking Baudy. That he seized upon Elizabeth Russell , and blinded her, and stopped her Mouth with Mud and Human Dung; and then knocked down this Evidence, and threw up her Coats. That the first Man who lay with her was Togwell; the second, was young Master Arn; the third, was the Prisoner Pug; the next was Richard Harding the Gold-beater's Son, and after him, three others. She was positive to the Prisoner, for his Face was very remarkable.
Margaret Crouch deposed, that Snub Nose the Prisoner was the first that knocked Margaret Maccullough down; she saw him pull his Breeches down, and saw him actually upon her; and that she knows him very well; that he lives in Castle-street, and that she heard him say, Take a Colly-flower Stalk and - the Bitch to death.
The Prisoner in his Defence owned, that he was in the Court, but said he was not concerned in abusing the Woman.
The Jury found the Prisoner Guilty . Death .