Benjamin Penry, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 10th December 1679.

Reference Number: t16791210-11
Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

One Benjamin Penry , a notorious High-way man, was found guilty of a Felony for stealing a Pistol and two Holland-shirts: the same being found in his Lodging, and it appearing that it was a Robbery on the High-way on Bagshot heath , (where four of them rifled a Coach, and endangered the Passengers Lives by shooting at them) he was likewise Condemned to die .


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