Summaries of the True Bills
Philip and Mary

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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John Cordy Jeaffreson (editor)

Year published

1887

Pages

246-247

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'Summaries of the True Bills: Philip and Mary', Middlesex county records: Volume 2: 1603-25 (1887), pp. 246-247. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66008 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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Philip and Mary

(2.) SUMMARY OF THE TRUE BILLS

Of 1 Mary, and 1 & 2, 2 & 3, and 3 & 4 Philip and Mary.

Number of Persons.
Persons indicted for burglary6
" " " coining and uttering counterfeit money7
" " " horse-stealing52
" " " larceny64
" " " larcenies with housebreaking17
" " " larceny from the person (done with secrecy or violence), including highway robberies41
Person " " manslaughter1
Persons " " murder5
" " " ox (cow &c.) stealing23
" " " rape2
" " " sheep-stealing12
Persons indicted for capital felonies230
" " " assault and battery17
" " " assault and unlawful imprisonment2
" " " assault with sword &c.3
" " " assaulting and hindering officers in the execution of their duty4
" " " assembling riotously and making riot28
" " " breaking into a close and pulling down a house2
Person " " cheating with dice1
Persons " " extorting money by colour of office2
" " " forcible entry and disseisin36
" " " forestalling and regrating2
" " " keeping alehouses without licence8
" " " keeping brothels11
" " " keeping disorderly houses6
Person " " nuisance, in blocking a public sewer1
" " " " in making a privy1
Persons " " " in neglecting to repair gutters or cleanse sewers3
" " " " in stopping public ways3
Person " " " in putting dung &c. on a highway1
Persons " " playing unlawful games3
" " " quarrelling, fomenting quarrels, inciting to breach of the peace &c.29
" " " speaking seditious words3
" " " trespassing on private ground4
" " " " and injuring crop19
Person " " " and taking fish1
Persons convicted of capital felonies160
" acquitted of " "29
Felons pleading and having benefit of clergy14
" sentenced to be hung83
" reprieved7

N.B.—A large proportion of the bills exhibit no memorandum, after the record of a conviction of capital felony.