William Fisher, Mary Fisher, Theft > grand larceny, 14th October 1685.

Reference Number: t16851014-20
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Not Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Death > respited for pregnancy

William Fisher , and Mary Fisher , of the Parish of St. Botolph Bishopsgate , Indicted for stealing from Robert Hancock , October the 2d . four serge Curtains, value 25 s. two Draper Napkins, value 10 s. with divers other Goods to a considerable value . It was proved that the Prisoner taking a Lodging at Hancocks House, lay there two Nights, and went off; when mising the aforesaid Goods, mistrusting their Lodgers, making enquiry for the Goods; they was found at a Pawn-Brokers which were own'd by Hancock, and it was proved Fisher's Wife had Pawn'd of the Goods; upon which Account, Apprehending them both, they Impeached each other: upon which they were brought in, William Fisher not Guilty , Mary Fisher Guilty .

[Death -respited for pregnancy. See summary.]


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