Will. Hansworth, Theft > grand larceny, 9th December 1685.

Reference Number: t16851209-14
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Will. Hansworth , was Tryed for stealing a Bag, valued at a Penny, and 7 l. in Money from the person of Samuel Richardson , upon the Royal Exchange in Cornhill ; upon Tryal it appeared, that the Prosecutor on the 19. of November last, received the aforesaid Sum, and soon after lost it out of his Pocket; when applying himself to one of Majorr Richardson's Men, he brought him to the place where the Prisoner was, and finding him drunk, they searched him, and found the Big with most part of the Money in it about him; he pleaded he found it, but it being very improbable, he was found Guilty of the Robery.

[Death. See summary.]

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