John Mancroft, Mary Lush, Theft > grand larceny, 20th May 1686.

Reference Number: t16860520-35
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Mancroft and Mary Lush , Indicted for stealing one Diamond Ring, value 5 l. One Gold Ring set with an amethist, value 20 s. One Gold Buckle, value 7 s. Twenty pieces of Gold Duckets, valued at 9 s. a piece , on the 30th of April last, from one Christopher Baker ; who, as he was going to into the King's Chappel , lost the aforesaid Goods out of his Pocket, a Ring and several of the pieces of Gold being found in Mary Lushes custody, and confessed to be delivered to her by the said Mancroft. All which being fully proved against her, and she being an old Offender, and known to Harbour Pick-pockets and idle Persons in her House for about these seven years past, John Mancroft was found Guilty of the Felony, and Mary Lush as Accessary thereon

[Death. See summary.]


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