Particulars from the Gaol Delivery Register
Temp. Charles II

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'Particulars from the Gaol Delivery Register: Temp. Charles II', Middlesex county records: Volume 4: 1667-88 (1892), pp. 268-276. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66093 Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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FURTHER PARTICULARS TAKEN FROM THE GAOL DELIVERY REGISTER temp. CHARLES II.

15 Charles II.
. . . . December, 15 Charles II.—Session of Oyer and Terminer, held at Hicks Hall in St. John's Street on the 11th and following days of Dec., 15 Charles II., and Session of Gaol Delivery held at the Justice Hall in the Old Baily on the 9th day and following days of the same month—

he puts himself on a jury of the country and the jurors say that he is Guilty: he is fined five marks, and it is adjudged that he be put in and upon the pillory on a market-day at Westminster, and on another day at Charing Crosse and on a third market-day at Newmarket with a paper on his head, showing his offence, to wit, from the eleventh hour to the twelfth hour a.m. in each of the same several days, and that then he be led back to the King's Gaol of Newgate, there to be safely kept until he has paid the same fine and found good sureties for his good behaviour &c.

William Pearce — for uttering scandalous words against the King (pro propalando verba scandalosa contra Regem).— G. D. Reg.

18 Charles II.
25 April, 18 Charles II.—Session of Oyer and Terminer held at Hicks Hall in St. John's Street, and Session of Gaol Delivery held at the Justice Hall in the Old Baily—

pro alta prodicionepo se cul ca nullJudicium q'd ducantur ad Gaolam D'ni Regis de Newgate unde venerunt et ibidem super claiam ponantur et quilibet eorum ponatur et abinde ad locum execucionis trahantur et quilibet eorum trahatur et ibidem per colla suspendantur et quilibet eorum per collum suspendatur et viventes ad terram prosternantur et quilibet eorum prosternatur et q'd membra eorum et eorum cujuslibet amputentur et interiora eorum et eorum cujuslibet extra ventres suos capiantur et in ignem ponantur et ibidem comburantur et quod capita eorum et eorum cujuslibet amputentur q'dqne corpus cujuslibet eorum in quatuor partes dividatur et q'd capita et quarteria illa ponantur ubi D'mus Rex ea assignare voluerit.
William Saunderson alias Sanders
po se cul ca null
John Rathbon
po se cul ca null
Henry Tucker
po se cul ca null
Thomas Flynt
po se cul ca null
Thomas Evans
po se cul ca null
John Milles
po se cul ca null
William Westcott
po se cul ca null
John Cole
po se non cul nec se retrax Repr tamen ad ordinem Capital' Justic'
John Beech
po se non cul nec se retrax
Samuel Swinfen

[In English.]

For high treasonhe puts himself: Guilty, no chattelsJudgment, that they be taken to the Gaol of the Lord the King whence they came and there be each of them put upon a hurdle and thence be each of them drawn to the place of execution, and there be each of them hung by the neck, and while still alive be each thrown upon the earth, and that the members of them and of each of them be cut off, and that their entrails and the entrails of each of them be taken from out their bellies and be put upon a fire and be there burnt, and that their heads and the head of each of them be cut off, and that the body of each of them be divided into four parts, and that those heads and quarters be put where the Lord the King shall be pleased to appoint.
William Saunderson alias Sanders
he puts himself: Guilty, no chattels
John Rathbon
he puts himself: Guilty, no chattels
Henry Tucker
he puts himself: Guilty, no chattels
Thomas Flynt
he puts himself: Guilty, no chattels
Thomas Evans
he puts himself: Guilty, no chattels
John Milles
he puts himself: Guilty, no chattels
William Westcott
he puts himself: Guilty, no chattels
John Cole
he puts himself: Not Guilty, nor did he withdraw himself: Nevertheless reprisoned at the order of the chief Justice
John Beech
he puts himself: Not Guilty, nor did he withdraw himself
Samuel Swinfen

—G. D. Reg.

20 Charles II.
(1.) . . April, 20 Charles II.—Session of Oyer and Terminer held at Hicks Hall in St. John's Street co. Midd. on 3rd April and following days, 20 Charles II., and Session of Gaol Delivery held on the 1st and following days of the same month at the Justice Hall in the Old Bailey.

po se Jur dicunt specialiter prout in dorso indictamenti Petrus Messenger—pro alta prodicione

po se Jur dicunt specialiter prout in dorso indictamenti Ricardus Bazeley

po se Jur dicunt specialiter prout in dorso indictamenti Willelmus Greene

po se Jur dicunt specialiter prout in dorso indictamenti Thomas Appletree

po se Jur dicunt specialiter prout in dorso indictamenti Edwardus Bedell—pro alta prodicione

po se Jur dicunt specialiter prout in dorso indictamenti Ricardus Lattimer

po se non cul nec se retrax' Johannes Earle—pro alta prodicione

po se non cul nec se retrax' Willelmus Wilkes

po se non cul nec se retrax' Willelmus Forde

po se non cul nec se retrax' Ricardus Farrall

po se Jur dicunt specialiter prout in dorso indictamenti Edwardus Cotton

po se non cul nec se retrax' Ricardus Woodward—pro alta prodicione

po se Jur dicunt specialiter prout in dorso indictamenti Thomas Lymericke

po se non cul nec se retrax' Johannes Richardson

po se non cul nec se retrax' Johannes Sharpies—pro alta prodicione

[In English.]

he puts himself: the Jurors speak specially as in the dorse of the indictment. Peter Messenger—for high treason

he puts himself: the Jurors speak specially as in the back of the indictment. Richard Bazeley

he puts himself: the Jurors speak specially as in the back of the indictment. William Greene

he puts himself: the Jurors speak specially as in the back of the indictment. Thomas Appletree

he puts himself: the furors speak specially as in the back of the indictment. Edward Bedell—for high treason

he puts himself: the Jurors speak specially as in the back of the indictment. Richard Lattimer

he puts himself: Not Guilty, nor did he withdraw himself. John Earle—for high treason

he puts himself: Not Guilty, nor did he withdraw himself. William Wilkes

he puts himself: Not Guilty, nor did he withdraw himself. William Forde

he puts himself: Not Guilty, nor did he withdraw himself. Richard Farrall

he puts himself: the Jurors speak specially as in the back of the indictment. Edward Cotton

he puts himself: Not Guilty, nor did he withdraw himself. Richard Woodward—for high treason

he puts himself: the Jurors speak specially as in the back of the indictment. Thomas Lymericke

he puts himself: Not Guilty, nor did he withdraw himself. John Richardson

he puts himself: Not Guilty, nor did he withdraw himself. John Sharples—for high treason

At the close of the entries in the G. D. Reg., touching the proceedings at the Session of Gaol Delivery held at the Justice Hall in the Old Baily on 6th May, 20 Charles II., are set forth the judgments of the court on Peter Messenger, Richard Bazeley, Edward Cotton, Thomas Lymericke, convicted of high treason, and sentenced to be put to death &c. in the manner prescribed for the execution of culprits found guilty of high treason: Also the order of the Court touching William Greene, to wit, Repr' ad inveniend' bonos manucaptor' pro comperencia sua ad prox' Delib'a'c'on' Gaole pro com' Midd. tenend' = Reprisoned to find good sureties for his appearance at the next Gaol Delivery to be held for the county of Middlesex: Also, the Order of the Court touching Thomas Appletree, to wit, Remanere in gaola sine ball' super special' veredicc'o' pro prodicione quia Curia ulter (sic) advisare voluit = To remain in gaol without bail upon a special verdict for treason, because the Court wished to deliberate further on the matter: Also the same order in respect to Richard Lattimer, to wit, Remanere in gaola sine ball' super special' veredicc'o' pro prodicione, quia Curia ulter advisare voluit. G. D. Reg.

(2) 9 December, 20 Charles II.—Session of Oyer and Terminer held at Hicks Hall in St. John's Street, and Session of Gaol Delivery held at the Justice Hall in the Old Bailey on the 9th day and following days of December, 20 Charles II.—

po se cul ca null I'o cons' est qd' pred'c'us Abrahamus Goodman ducatr. ad gaolam d'c'i D'ni Regis de Newgate unde ven'it et ib'm super claiam ponatur et abinde ad locum execuc'on' trahatur et ib'm per collum suspendatur et vivens ad terram prosternatur et qd. membra sua amputentur et interiora sua extra ventrem suum capiantur et in ignem ponantur et ib'm comburentur et q'd caput ejus amputetur q'd que corpus ejus devidatur (sic) et q'd caput et quarteria ilia ponantur ubi D'nus Rex ea assignare voluerit.

Abrahamus Goodman—pro verbis proditoriis contra D'num Regem.

[In English.]

he puts himself Not Guilty on a jury of the country, and the jurors say that he is Guilty, and he has no chattels. Wherefore it is adjudged that the said Abraham Goodman be &c. (to wit, be taken back to gaol and from gaol to the place of execution, and there be put to death &c. in the manner prescribed for the execution of felons found Guilty of high treason).

Abraham Goodman—for traitorous words against the Lord the King. —G. D. Reg.

22 Charles II.
13 January, 22 Charles II.—Session of Gaol Delivery held on the said 13th Jan. and on following days of the same month, at the Justice Hall in the Old Bailey.—

po se cul finitur quadragint' mercas et committitur gaole dic'i D'ni Regis de Newgate quousq' sol' finem pred' et poni super pillioriam una die apud East-Smithfeild alt'a die apud Ratcliffe Crosse et t'tia die apud Holborn prope Chancery Lane End ab hora undecima ante meridiem usq' horam primam post meridiem ejusd' diei in quolibet dierum pred' cu' papir' super caput ejus ostenden' offensu' suu'. Postea septimo die Junii prox' futur' prefert perdon' D'ni Regis p'missa perdonan'.

Willelmus Haverland—pro insult' super Thomam Stone ea intenc'one ad ipsum Thomam in Virginiam transportand'.

[In English.]

he puts himself: Guilty: he is fined forty marks and is committed to the said Lord the King's Gaol of Newgate until he shall have paid the said fine, and is sentenced to be put upon the pillory one day at EastSmithfeild, another day at Ratcliffe Crosse, and on a third day at Holborn near the End of Chancery Lane, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. of the same day on each of the said days, with a paper on his head showing his offence. Afterwards, on the seventh day of June next to come he produces the pardon of the Lord the King, pardoning the premisses.

William Haverland—for an assault on Thomas Stone, committed with the intention of transporting the same Thomas to Virginia.—G. D. Reg.

23 Charles II.
(1.) 10 March, 23 Charles II.—Session of Gaol Delivery held at the Justice Hall in the old Bailey on the said 10th of March and following days of the same month.—

po se cul finitur vigint' mercas et committit' gaole de Newgate quousq' sol' finem pred' et ulterius poni super pilloriam una die mercator' apud le New Exchange et alt'a die apud Pallace Yard prope Westm' Hall gate ib'm ab hora undecima ante merid' usq' horam primam post merid' ejusd' diei in quolibet separalium dierum cum papir' super caput ejus ostendente offens' suu'

Thomas Palmer—pro vendend' libru' seditiosu' vocat' le Direcc'ons to the Painter.

po se cul finitr. vigint' mercas et committitr. ut sup' et ult'ius h'et judiciu' ut antea.

Thomas Palmer—pro vendend' librum seditiosu' vocat' Nehushton.

[In English.]

he puts himself: Guilty: he is fined twenty marks and is committed to the Gaol of Newgate until he shall have paid the said fine, and further [is sentenced] to be put on the pillory on a market day at the New Exchange and on another day at Pallace Yard near Westminster Hall Gate there from the 11th hour a.m. to the first hour p.m. of the same day in each of the several days with a paper setting forth his offense upon his head.

Thomas Palmer—for selling a seditious book called The Directions to the Painter.

he puts himself: Guilty: he is fined twenty marks and is committed as above and further has judgment as before.

Thomas Palmer—for selling a seditious book called Nehushton. —G. D. Reg.

(2.) 3 May, 23 Charles II.—Session of Gaol Delivery, held on the said 3rd of May and on following days of the same month, at the Justice Hall in the Old Bailey.—

Ind' de ult. modo po se cul finitur quinq' mercas et committitur gaole d'c'i D'ni Regis de Newgate quousq' sol' finem pred' et ulterius poni super pilloriam una die mercator' apud Eastsmithfeild altera die extra Temple Barr et t'tia die apud Ratcliffe Crosse ab hora undecima ante merid' usq' horam primam post merid' ejusd' diei in quolibet dierum pred' cum papir' super caput ejus ostendente offensu' suu'.

Johannes Stewart—pro insult' super Willelmum Turner ea intenc'on' ad ipsum transportand' in les Barbadoes.

[In English.]

Indicted at the last Session, he now puts himself: Guilty: he is fined five marks, and is committed to the Lord King's gaol of Newgate until he shall have paid the said fine, and further [is sentenced] to be put upon the pillory on a market day at Eastsmithfeild, on another day outside Temple Barr, and on a third day at Ratcliffe Crosse from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. of the same day on each of the aforesaid days, with a paper setting forth his offence upon his head.

John Stewart—for an assault on William Turner, committed with the intention of transporting the same William to the Barbadoes.—G. D. Reg.

(3.) 7 June, 23 Charles II.—Session of Gaol Delivery, held on the said 7th of June and following days of the same month, at the Justice Hall in the Old Bailey.—

po se cul finitur centum mercas et committitur gaole d'c'i D'ni Regis de Newgate ib'm remanere quousq' sol' finem pred' et ulterius cons' est qd. ponatur super pilloriam uno die apud Tower Hill alio die apud St. Katherines et altero die in le Strond prope le Maypole ib'm ab hora undecima vsq. horam primam in quolibet die cum papiro super caput suum fixat' ostenden' offensu' suu' et postea finem solvit et suppliciu' subivit tunc Repr' pro bon' manucaptor' capiend' coram aliquo Justic' pacis Com' Midd' pro comperencia sua ad Delib'ac'onem Gaole tunc prox' sequen' dat' Recogn' illius et int'im de se bene gerend'.

Willelmus Thewe—pro illicit' transportand' Guildford Slingsby in Virginia.

[In English.]

he puts himself: Guilty: he is fined a hundred marks, and is committed to the said Lord King's gaol of Newgate, there to remain until he shall have paid the said fine; and further it is adjudged that he be put upon the pillory one day at Tower Hill, on another day at St. Katherine's, and on another day in the Strond near the Maypole there, from the eleventh hour to the first hour in each day, with a paper fixed upon his head, setting forth his offence, and after he has paid the fine and undergone the punishment that then he be reprisoned for good sureties, to be taken before any J.P. for the county of Middlesex, for his appearance at the Gaol Delivery then next following the date of that Recognizance, and for his good behaviour in the mean time.

William Thewe—for unlawfully transporting Guildford Slingsby to Virginia.—G. D. Reg.