Ralph Watson, Richard Maiden, Theft > burglary, 29th April 1685.

Reference Number: t16850429-4
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Ralph Watson and Richard Maiden of the Parish of Kensington in the County of Middlesex, Indicted, for that they, together with James Burden , who hath already confessed the Indictment the 3d of March last, did break open the house of the Earl of Nottingham , stealing from thence divers parcels of Cloaths of the proper Goods of one Mr. Carpenter , Servant to the said Earl of Nottingham; to wit, one black Suit, one stuff Coat, three Swords, one flower'd Sattin Wastcoat, two Holland Shirts, with divers other parcels of Linnen, and other Cloaths, of considerable value . The Evidence for the King being very plain and full against the Prisoners, the said Cloaths being found upon them, and produced in Court, the Witnesses for the King swore them to be the Cloaths of the said Mr. Carpenter. The Jury being fully satisfied therewith, they found the said Watson and Maiden Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]


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