For full access to this item, please  Login

Add to bookbag
Author: Quick, John, 1636-1706.
Title: Hell open'd, or, The infernal sin of murther punished being a true relation of the poysoning of a whole family in Plymouth, whereof two died in a short time : for which horrid fact, the malefactors were condemned before the Lord Chief Justice North at Exector, the last Lent assizes, the one to be burnt, the other to be hanged : with an account of the several discourses and religious means used by divers godly ministers to bring them to repentance ... / by J.Q., Minister of the Gospel.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
Availability:

This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions.

Print source: Hell open'd, or, The infernal sin of murther punished being a true relation of the poysoning of a whole family in Plymouth, whereof two died in a short time : for which horrid fact, the malefactors were condemned before the Lord Chief Justice North at Exector, the last Lent assizes, the one to be burnt, the other to be hanged : with an account of the several discourses and religious means used by divers godly ministers to bring them to repentance ... / by J.Q., Minister of the Gospel.
Quick, John, 1636-1706.

London: Printed for Francis Eglesfield ..., 1676.
Notes:
"The epistle" signed: John Quicke.
Advertisement on p. [16].
Reproduction of original in Cambridge University Library.
Subject terms:
Poisoning -- England -- Plymouth (Devon)
Poisoners -- England -- Plymouth (Devon)
Murder -- England -- Plymouth (Devon)
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A56903.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
title page
verses
To the Right Worshipful John Dell Major, and to the Worshipful Willi∣am Weeks, William Jennings, and John Martyn, Justices of the Peace, to∣gether with their Brethren the Ma∣gistrates of the Town of Plymouth. And to my very Honored Friend, John Harris of Manniton Esquire.
THE PREFACE
Books Printed for, and are to be Sold by Francis Eglesfield, at the Marygold in St. Pauls Church-Yard.
THE NARRATIVE.
The Examination and Information of Anne Evans of Plymouth Spinster, taken before the Right Worship∣ful William Weeks Major of Plymouth, and William Jennings Merchant, two of his Majesties Justices of the Peace, within the said Burrough, 25. August. l675.
The Information of Gray Holland Doctor in Physick, taken as aforesaid on Oath.
The Information of Mary the Wife of James Hurd of Plymouth Merchant, taken as aforesaid on Oath.
The Information of Hugh Littleworth, taken before the Right Worshipful William Weeks Major of Ply∣mouth. August 25. 1675.
The Information of the said Philip Cary taken as afore∣said.
The Examination of Anne Evans, taken as aforesaid on Oath the 26th. of August, 1675.
The Examination of the said Philip Cary, taken as afore∣said.
The Examination of Anne Evans, taken before the Right Worshipful. William Weeks Major, and William Jennings Merchant, two Justices, &c. the First day of September 1675.
The Examination of the said Philip Cary, taken as aforesaid.
narrative
The Examination of Christopher Scibbow of Plymouth in the County of Devon Dyer, had and taken at Ply∣mouth aforesaid, by and before Thomas Payne Gen∣tleman, Coronor for our Soveraign Lord the King, within the Liberty of the Burrough of Plymouth a∣foresaid, on the Corporal Oath of the said Examinant, this 27th. day of August, Anno Domini, 1675.
The Examination of Susanna, the Wife of Brian Cans∣field of Plymouth aforesaid Planter, taken before the said Coronor, on the Corporal Oath of the said Exami∣nant, the day and year aforesaid.
The Examination of Alice, the Wife of Anthony Windeit of Plymouth, aforesaid Clothier, taken as aforesaid before the said Coronor on her Oath.
The Examination and Information of Mary Pengelley of Plymouth, in the County of Devon Widow, taken before the said Coronor on her Corporal Oath, the thir∣tieth day of August, Anno Domini 1675.
The Examination of William Weeks of Plymouth afore∣said Dyer, on his Corporal Oath before the said Coro∣nor, the Thirtieth day of August, 1675.
The Examination of Philip Sendy of Plymouth aforesaid, Widow, taken before the said Coronor on her Cor∣poral Oath, the Two and twentieth day of September, Anno Domini 1675.
The Examination of Joane the Wife of Richard Scannel of Plymouth aforesaid Cooper, taken before the said Coronor on her Corporal Oath, the day and year last mentioned.
The Examination of Joane the Wise of William How of Plymouth aforesaid Beer-Brewer, taken before the said Coronor on her Corporal Oath, the day and year last mentioned.
The Examination of Arabella the Wife of Thomas Moore of Plymouth, aforesaid Merchant, taken be∣fore the said Coronor on her Corporal Oath, the day and year last mentioned.
The Examination of Philip the Wise of Richard Cary of Plymouth, aforesaid Husbandman, taken before the said Coronor, the day and year aforesaid, last menti∣oned.
narrative
The Confession of John Codmore Condemned to be Exe∣cuted, and Made by him at the Gallows.
narrative
Coming down in the Court of the Jail, the Prisoners flock about me, to whom I addressed my self in short.
The Ingenious and true Confession of Anne Evans, concerning the horrid and cruel Murder of Elizabeth Weeks, and Mary Pengelley.
narrative
The Examination of Elizabeth the Wife of Thomas Webb of Plymouth, in the County of Devon. Mar∣riner, had, and taken at Plymouth, by, and before the Worshipful William Weeks, Gentleman, one of his Majesties Justices of the Peace within the Bur∣rough of Plymouth, on her Corporal Oath the Seventh day of April, Anno Domini 1676.
I. If thou be a. Child, or Servant; Receive Wisdom, receive Instruction.
II. Art thou a Superior? A Master, or Parent, Friendly Reader? Then suffer the word of Exhortation.