William Charly, Elizabeth Lewis, Theft > housebreaking, 26th August 1685.

Reference Number: t16850826-13
Offence: Theft > housebreaking
Verdict: Guilty; Not Guilty
Punishment: Death

William Charly and Elizabeth Lewis , in the Parish of St. Michaels , Indicted November 20th . 1684 for Breaking up the House of William Loveday , and Stealing from thence 70 Yards of Black Spanish Cloth, value 39 l. with other Cloth, in all to the value of 122 l. It was proved that Charly was taken with Picklock Keys and other Implements thereto belonging about him, and a Remnant of the Cloth was found in Lewis her Trunk, and that she had Pawn'd many pieces of the Cloth in several Shops: Lewis said she had the Goods of Sims her Husband, and it appeared Charly was Burnt in his Hand, upon which they were brought in, Charly Guilty , and Lewis not Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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