Middlesex Sessions Rolls
1558

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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John Cordy Jeaffreson (editor)

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1886

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33-34

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'Middlesex Sessions Rolls: 1558', Middlesex county records: Volume 1: 1550-1603 (1886), pp. 33-34. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65928 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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1558

13 February, 4 & 5 Philip and Mary.—True Bill that, at Seinte John Strete in the parish of Clerkenwell co. Midd. on the said day, William Greneway late of London yoman stole "unum tormentum vocat' a frenche corior." worth twenty-six shillings and eightpence, of the goods and chattels of an unknown man, then in the custody of one William Gawyn. Po se cul. G. D. R., 30 March, 4 & 5 Phil. and Mary.

3 March, 4 & 5 Philip and Mary.—Coroner's Inquisition-postmortem, taken within Newgate Gaol, on view of the body of John Foster late of Paddington yoman, there lying dead: With Verdict that the said John Foster died within the gaol on the same day by Divine Visitation. G. D. R., 30 March, 4 & 5 Phil. and Mary.

20 March, 4 & 5 Philip and Mary.—Coroner's Inquisition-postmortem, taken within Newgate Gaol, on view of the body of Margaret Davys, there lying dead: With Verdict that she died within the gaol on the same day, by Divine Visitation. G. D. R., 30 March, 4 & 5 Phil. and Mary.

26 March, 4 & 5 Philip and Mary.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken within Newgate Gaol on view of the body of William Peers late of St. Giles's-in-the-Field co. Midd. yoman: With Verdict that he died within the gaol on the same day by Divine Visitation. G. D. R., 30 March, 4 & 5 Phil. and Mary.

18 May, 4 & 5 Philip and Mary.—True Bill that, at Clerkenwell co. Midd. on the said day, John Kerby and Walter Cocker alias Cockerell, both late of London yomen, stole a white gelding worth forty shillings, a bay gelding worth forty shillings, a shirt worth three shillings, a woollen-cloth cloak worth twenty shillings, a sword worth four shillings, a girdle worth two shillings, a pair of boots worth four shillings, and eleven shillings in numbered money, of the goods chattels and moneys of Oliver Withington. Both prisoners put themselves 'Guilty.' I. R., . . . . 4 & 5 Phil. and Mary.

9 June, 4 & 5 Philip and Mary.—True Bill that, in the highway leading from Acton to London, George Foscum late of London yoman, with divers unknown persons, assaulted Henry Follantyne of Harrowe on-the-Hill yoman, and robbed him of a sword worth four shillings, a dagger worth three shillings, and a swerdegirdell worth twelve pence. Putting himself 'Guilty,' George Foscum was sentenced to be hung. G. D. R., 11 July, 4 & 6 Phil. and Mary.