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12th December 1683
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AN ACCOUNT OF THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commissions Of the PEACE, And Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-delivery of Newgate, HELD FOR THE City of London, and County of Middlesex, AT Justice-Hall,


The 12, 13, and 14th. Days of December, 1683.

And in the 35th Year of His Majesties Reign.

ON Wednesday Morning the Court being set, consisting of the Right Honourable Sir Henry Tulse , Kt. Lord Mayor of the City of London; the Right Honourable Sir George Jeffreys Knight and Barronet, Lord Chief Justice of His Majesties Court of King's-Bench, and One of His Majesties most Honourable Privy-Council; the Right Worshipful Sir Thomas Jenner , Kt. Recorder of London, and One of His Majesties Councellors at Law; and other His Majesties Justices of the Peace of the same City, Proclamation was made for silence whilst the King's Majesties Commissions should be in Reading: Thereupon the Commission of the Peace, and the Commission of Oyer and Terminer were openly Read; After which, the petty Jury was Impannelled and Sworn for the City of London, consisting of very Honest and Loyal Men; And divers Prisoners were called to Plead to their Indictments:

And first,

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