Item DN/DEP 56/60/418 - Deposition of Thomas Bridge in defamation cause against John Gibson

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DN/DEP 56/60/418


Deposition of Thomas Bridge in defamation cause against John Gibson


  • 1715 (Creation)

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Abstract: Johnson and wife v Gibson. That on Friday before Mayday last, this deponent being at the White Swan PH in Swaffham, kept by Abraham Russell, in company with the producent, Johnson, the articulate, Gibson, Frances King and others heard Gibson say to Johnson, …., swearing that Johnson had laid with his sister as often as did Mr Aunger before he died, therby committing adultery with Mrs Aunger.

Deposition includes: You are a Rogue, you had to do with my sister.'

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