Old Bailey Proceedings.
14th October 1685
Reference Number: 16851014

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14th October 1685
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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, in the OLD-BAYLY, The 14th, 15th, and 16th. Days of October, 1685. And in the First Year of His Majesties Reign.

THE Quarter-Sessions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-Delivery of Newgate, being held at Justice-Hall in the Old-Bayly, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, being the 14, 15 and 16, days of October, 1685. Before the Right Honourable Sir James Smith Kt. Lord Mayor of the City of London, Sir Thomas Jenner Kt. one of His Majesties Serjeants at Law, and Recorder of the said City. Together with others of His Majesties Justices of the City of London, and County of Middlesex. The Jurors were, as follow:

London Jury.

Edward Kemp

William Brown

Merlin Burly

Thomas Burly

Samuel Gible

John Emmery

George Downs

Robert Cole

Stephen Filer

Charles Gregory

John Hawes

Thomas Thornbury .

Middlesex Jury.

Nehemiah Arnold

Francis Stephens

Humphrey Bradshaw

Richard Fisher

John Howler

Samuel Burch

William Tomson

John Vigers

Samuel Peacock

William Read

Richard Fits Garred

Richard Brumfield .

The Tryals of the Prisoners were as follows:

Edward Lawson.
14th October 1685
Reference Numbert16851014-1

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Edward Lawson , of the Parish of St. Dunstans in the West , Indicted for stealing fifty five Yards of Cloth, value 70 l. of the Goods of the Lady Frances Turconel . It was fully proved against the Prisoner, that he had the Cloth, and was seen to go into the House, and bring the Cloth thence, which after he called a Coach, and carried the Cloth into Fetter-Lane. The Prisoner appeared very Impudent in Court, giving a very slender account of himself; and that which was given being look'd upon as very Immaterial, he was brought in Guilty .

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Nich. Leonard, William Heat.
14th October 1685
Reference Numbert16851014-2
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceCorporal > whipping

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