at the coroner’s inquest

On Monday last at a court of aldermen held for that purpose, William Burlton, Esq. of Wyken in this county, was chose Recorder of this borough.
++On Monday se’nnight, John Langham of Cotthorpe in this county, was found drowned in a pit of water, in the liberty of Cotgrave aforesaid; he had lost the use of his sight, and is supposed by accident to have fallen into the pit. On Wednesday the coroner’s inquest sat on the body and brought in their verdict, Accidental.
++On Wednesday John Williamson of North-Kilworth in this county, was found hanging in a barn with the cord thrown over a beam; on Friday the coroner’s inquest sat on the body and brought in their verdict, Lunacy.
++On Thursday one Thomas Warner of Burbage, in the county of Leicester, was accidentally drowned as he was bathing in a water-pit near Burbage aforesaid. On Saturday the coroner’s inquest sat on the body and brought in their verdict, Accidental.