nOne of the police officers, Richard Smithers, moved
forward to make the arrests but
Thistlewood stabbed him with his sword. Smithers gasped, "Oh God, I am..." and lost consciousness.
Smithers died soon afterwards.
nSome of the gang surrendered but others like William
Davidsonwere only taken after a struggle.
nFour of the conspirators, Thistlewood, John Brunt, Robert Adams and John Harrison escaped out of a back window but where