Summaries of the True Bills: Philip and Mary

Middlesex County Records: Volume 2, 1603-25. Originally published by Middlesex County Record Society, London, 1887.

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'Summaries of the True Bills: Philip and Mary', Middlesex County Records: Volume 2, 1603-25, (London, 1887), pp. 246-247. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/middx-county-records/vol2/pp246-247 [accessed 22 June 2024].

. "Summaries of the True Bills: Philip and Mary", in Middlesex County Records: Volume 2, 1603-25, (London, 1887) 246-247. British History Online, accessed June 22, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/middx-county-records/vol2/pp246-247.

. "Summaries of the True Bills: Philip and Mary", Middlesex County Records: Volume 2, 1603-25, (London, 1887). 246-247. British History Online. Web. 22 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/middx-county-records/vol2/pp246-247.

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 burglary 6
" " " coining and uttering counterfeit money 7
" " " horse-stealing 52
" " " larceny 64
" " " larcenies with housebreaking 17
" " " larceny from the person (done with secrecy or violence), including highway robberies 41
Person " " manslaughter 1
Persons " " murder 5
" " " ox (cow &c.) stealing 23
" " " rape 2
" " " sheep-stealing 12
Persons indicted for capital felonies 230
" " " assault and battery 17
" " " assault and unlawful imprisonment 2
" " " assault with sword &c. 3
" " " assaulting and hindering officers in the execution of their duty 4
" " " assembling riotously and making riot 28
" " " breaking into a close and pulling down a house 2
Person " " cheating with dice 1
Persons " " extorting money by colour of office 2
" " " forcible entry and disseisin 36
" " " forestalling and regrating 2
" " " keeping alehouses without licence 8
" " " keeping brothels 11
" " " keeping disorderly houses 6
Person " " nuisance, in blocking a public sewer 1
" " " " in making a privy 1
Persons " " " in neglecting to repair gutters or cleanse sewers 3
" " " " in stopping public ways 3
Person " " " in putting dung &c. on a highway 1
Persons " " playing unlawful games 3
" " " quarrelling, fomenting quarrels, inciting to breach of the peace &c. 29
" " " speaking seditious words 3
" " " trespassing on private ground 4
" " " " and injuring crop 19
Person " " " and taking fish 1
Persons convicted of capital felonies 160
" acquitted of " " 29
Felons pleading and having benefit of clergy 14
" sentenced to be hung 83
" reprieved 7

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