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The Deposicon of Henry Blaney of Orchard street in Westmr. Bricklayer 10 Iuly 1698

He sayth that abot. a year and 12 ago in the time of the sessions wherein Ioseph Wing and Antho Hildyard were tryed at the old Bayly one Mrs. Guernsey who yn lodged at the house of mr. Iohn Gibbons a Coffee man near charing cross and who was then reputed the great friend of the said Hildyard and is now his wife said to the said Iohn Gibbons in the hearing of the Depont. that she cared not wt. gratificacon she gave his wife and the said Gibbons said yt he did not reguard that but he would do wt. he could to save Hildyard but would never trouble himself to save another The Depont. saith a\l/so yt in ye morning of the same day on which Ioseph Wing and Anth Hildyard above menconed were tryed the said Iohn Gibbons gave order to a boy who was his servant to write 5 or 6 notes or above to so many severall Iurymen by whom the said Wing and Hildyard were to be tryed the Contents of which notes were to tell those Iurymen that Ioseph Wing and Anth Hildyard were to be tryed together and to desire them to be favourable to Hildyard The Depont saith also that wn. the said Notes were written the sd Gibbons deliverd them to the Depont. and desired the Depont to deliver ym to the Iurymen and the Depont. did accordingly delivr them

Henry Blaney


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