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Assize Indictments (PRO ASSI35/49/H5)

28.2.1608 (Sunday 28 February 1608)

document 14000580

Ann wife of Wm Smyth of Earls Colne labourer 26.12.4Jas1 there cut the throat of her living female child with a knife worth 1d giving her a mortal wound half an inch deep and two inches long of which the infant instantly died pleads not guilty guilty hanged witness Robt Crowe examination before Hen Maxey kt