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https://archive.org/stream/civilecclesi ... g_djvu.txt
EXECUTIONS NEAR LEEDS IN THE REIGN OF
CHARLES IL— BEB paok 18a
A horrible fact has been related to the writer relative to the exeeution of this
Holroyd : he was not gibbetted after he had been hanged, but he was suspended
from the gibbet in such a manner as long to retain life. The unhiq»py wretch is
said to have lived nine days after his suspension ; he mangled his shoulders witii
Then the writing becomes indecipherable, don't suppose anyone can work it out??
hi» tecdk ra the ageoiw <yf liis deipiir; hur «btadfel ciAm vummA tlM cdiiMs ef tlM
nei^lMiirlMod, sad filled the infaabitaats yniik honor ; Mid m^ wm tlM: offiect
piadQced upon, the people by tbe eueimitaittcCr tliat tlKf petftiDveA g»ToniiMeiit
dnt no more SRwk exfaibitiiNift of cruelty migbt! ev«r agaa be mftdR It is trtR* tbat
tUi nnsdw t» manly- tntdkuoaai]^ but f»om ^ Quarter "by nviuck H laa' been, const.
anascaMd to. the autbar, ho has no doubt that it is fbnaded ori trtitlii
Answer diignstin|r exempliftcstabn of l9io manner in wbick execntioas were pev^
ftraediiii daaafe^ wss aflbrded oki Chapel Tawn Moor at the death of iks dkree
iBSB who wefe there eseeutod on aceount of their riuiro in the Famley Wood Plot.
Ana man were i^pfeheftde^ in the Willow Troe pabUe hoane, hew tiie old eh«reh,
in I^eda. Oaa of Aem waa said to have boea iimocent of any* pastieipadfln is tbe
•SDifirairy, and to have been only in casoal iatercoarso wi^ tha restL After Idia
OBDRotioBy the hoflitt of those men were tsken from' their bodies and thrown inta
the ftaass ; and it is stffi reeoided in l3ie noighbonrhood as a tradftiott, that tiva
haait of the innooeail anm would not bam, bat resisted eomptetoty the aetiav