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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1690-1691
Volume 191, Page 1   View pdf image (33K)
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At a Court held by their Maties Justices of the Peace for the County of Somerset the
fourteenth day of November, in the second year of their Maties Reign William and
Mary by the grace of God of England Scotland ffrance and Ireland. King and Queen
Defenders of the faith and in the year of our Lord God One thousand six hundred

Comissioners Coll. David Browne. mr. ffrancis Jenkins. Capt John:Winder. mr.
Present James:Dasheils. mr. James: mr.Edmund
Howard Capt. John: King.

John: Moore fferry man took Oath of Allegiance and abhorrence in Open Court.

Ordered by the Court that all Officers in this County both milletery and Civil take the aforesd
Oath of Allegiance and abhorrence .
The said ffrancis Thorrowgood for Sundry abuses done
Their. Majesties and comitted last night, was Comitted into the Custody of
agt. the Sheriffe, who this day brings his prisoner to the barr
Francis: Thorrowgood severall questions being asked, the sd Thorrowgood, as also
whethe he was the person which threw in the brick batt
where the Court was Sitting att mr Andrew Whittingtons or no
which sd brick batt did much wound Capt. John: King; to all

which, the said Thorrowgood pleaded not guilty. and for
his Tryall puts him Selfe upon the Country
And thereupon Comand was given to the Sheriffe to Sumon twelve good & lawfull
men of his Balywick. which was imediatly performed, a list or pannel of which
were returned as followeth. viz.) Samuel: Collins. Roger:Phillips Rich. Rugg
Thomas: Hobbs: Richard: Webb. John:Moore ferryman. Richard: Lewes. Sampson
Wheatley. William: Planner. William: Millard. Robert: Crouch. Henry:Hudson senior
which said Jury was at the Barr Sworne upon this present Cause depending.
Likewise Comand was given to the Sheriffe to Sumon these persons viz) Evidences, as followeth
Roger Burkam . Sworne -------- ------- ------- --------- -------- --------- -------- ---
John: ffranklin. sworne.
Thomas: Dixon -sworne The aforesaid Jury having heard the Evidences
Andrew:Whittington senior refuses to mak oath which were duely sumoned and sworne as also
John: Webb. - - sworne thorrowly examined, receives their Charge & goes forth
Charles: Tindall. - - - - - which foresaid Jury having deliberately
John: Covington - - - - determined the matter returns in Court with this
John: Burkam. young boyes following verdict. read in the audience of
Andr: Whittington Junior examined } (viz) Wee the Jurors do find ffrancis Thorowgood
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - guilty of being drunk at the house of Andrew Whittington
upon the 13th. day of this Instant month and then and there
violently to threaten the King=s Maties Justices for the County of Somerset and offering other
abuses to them. Samuel: Collins foreman.
Order to Enter the Verdict

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