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About document 32

This document is an order relating to the punishment of Robert Leake, dated 1718.

(Catalogue reference: KB 33/13/5 folio 29)

This is one in a collection of records of the Crown side of the Court of the King's Bench, brought together to provide material for the use of the chief official. Most records consist of cases of serious offences such as treason, felony or libel. This document, however, is an order for Robert Leake to be punished for trespassing.

Please note:

  • The document is written in a mixed cursive hand with secretary forms of 'e', 's', 'p', 'r' and 'd'.


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