Sessions, 1617
20 March

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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William Le Hardy (editor)

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1941

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108-109

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'Sessions, 1617: 20 March', County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 4: 1616-18 (1941), pp. 108-109. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82417 Date accessed: 31 August 2014.


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Sessions of Oyer and Terminer held at the Justice Hall in the City of London on 20 March, 14 James I [A.D. 1616-17].

GAOL DELIVERY REGISTER. VOLUME II.

f.114d. Henry Baldwin for breaking the dwelling-house of Christopher Beeston and divers goods. Not guilty.

John Grymes, Christopher Longe and Christopher Lewes "for a riotous assalte and spoyle done upon the dwellinge house" of Christopher Beeston. All guilty; the said Grymes reprisoned in irons for one year for a fine of £6 13s. 4d. and thereafter to find good sureties for good behaviour; the said Longe and Lewes reprisoned in irons for three months for a fine of 40s. and to find sureties as above. At the Sessions held on 3 April the said Longe is dead in gaol (and f.110).

Thomas Coye alias Tye, John Peirson and Eleanor Piffe for breaking the dwelling-house of Richard Loe and divers goods of the same. All not guilty.

Richard Kemishe, William Austen, Joan Danyell, Thomas Coye, William Trehearne, Peter Johnson, Thomas Tales, Eleanor Piffe and Susan Forde for a riot in the house of Richard Loe at Whitechapel. The said Trehearne and Forde not guilty, the rest (except Kemishe) guilty; the said Austen and Tales reprisoned in irons for one year for a fine of £6 13s. 4d. and thereafter to find sureties for good behaviour; the said Danyell, Coye, Johnson and Piffe reprisoned in irons for three months for a fine of 40s. and to find sureties as above. At the Sessions held on 3 April the said Austen is dead in gaol (and f.110).

f.115. William Austen, John Peirson and Peter Johnson for breaking the dwelling-house of Henry Bettes and divers goods of the same. All not guilty.

Joan Danyell for accessory after to the same, discharged because the principals not guilty.

Thomas Tales, Thomas Coye, John Peirson, William Trehearne, Peter Johnson and Susan Forde for a riotous assault and spoiling and pulling down the dwelling-house of Henry Bettes. The said Trehearne and Forde not guilty; the rest guilty; the said Tales reprisoned in irons for one year for a fine of £6 13s. 4d. and thereafter to find good sureties for good behaviour; the said Coye, Peirson, and Johnson reprisoned in irons for three months for a fine of 40s. and to find sureties as above.

Came and discharged:—

William Jessoppe of St. Andrew's, Holborn, shoemaker.

John Kidney of Distaff Lane, clothworker.

Respited to the next Gaol Delivery, and to be of good behaviour:—

Robert Harvy, Henry Bleake, John Vergo, Andrew Watson alias Donnes, Richard Sandes, William Perkins, Adam Drynge (and f.115d) William Kempe, John Pennye, Thomas Prowse. The said Vergo delivered by proclamation (and f.110).

f.115d. John Gallant of Westminster, blacksmith, handed in bail to Richard Wyllmott, blacksmith, and Thomas Gittinges, gentleman, both of the same, to appear (and ff.113d, 115).

Thomas Snowden of Tower Street, tailor, handed in bail to Richard Foster of the same, tailor, and George Taylor, citizen and merchanttailor of London, to appear (and 113d).

Edward Ledgingham of Tower Street, tailor, handed in bail as above (and f.113d).

Edward Taylor of Clerkenwell, baker, handed in bail to Roger Smithe of the same and William Almond, citizen and pewterer of London, to appear and to find Thomas Taylor if he can (and f.113d).