Matthew Morgan, Theft > housebreaking, 14th October 1685.

Reference Number: t16851014-32
Offence: Theft > housebreaking
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Matthew Morgan , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields indicted for breaking up the House of Elizabeth Bell , Sept. 18th . and stealing thence 7 s. in Moneys . It appeared that the Prisoner coming into the House of Elizabeth Bell , she keeping a Publick House , taking his Opportunity when she was gone out, broke open her Closet-door, carrying away her Goods; and that coming another time with the like design she took him in the Fact. He the Prisoner having little or no Defence, was brought in Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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