Title: William Andrews petition to the Bench of Justices sitting at Hicks Hall, circa 1690?
ID: 01/02/02/POST-1650 MS 0010
Primary Creator: Andrews, William
Extent: 1.0 Items
Date Acquired: 08/27/1942
Subjects: England and Wales - Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Middlesex), Law - England
This item is a petition from William Andrews to a group of justices of the peace sitting at Hicks Hall (now in London, England), written around 1690. Andrews, who had been sentenced to prison and fined for keeping a disorderly house, accuses the constables of being guilty of similar crimes and requests that the justices investigate the matter and remit his sentence. An endorsement suggests that the court reduced his fine and remitted his corporal punishments.
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Revised by Meg Hixon, July 2016
Former title: Petition of William Andrews, sentenced to stand in the pillory
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