John Wright, Edmond Anthony, Theft > housebreaking, 13th October 1686.

Reference Number: t16861013-22
Offence: Theft > housebreaking
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Wright and Edmond Anthony , of the Parish of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for breaking the House of Matthew Pluck Esq : on the 23d. of August last, and stealing six flowr'd damask Curtains value 40 s. four Mohair Curtains 40 s. one Quilt value 20 s. one Perriwig 20 s. one Sarsnet Quilt 10 s. 16 Diaper Towels 2 s. 3 course Napkins 10 d. 3 Diaper Table Cloths 10 s. one pair of Holland Sheets 20 s. 3 pieces of Woollen Cloth 11 s. one Muff 5 s. one pair Cloth Breeches 12 d. one silver Hilted Sword 20 s. one lac'd Crevat 30 s. with several other Goods of good value . The Evidence against the Prisoners deposed, that whilst the Family were in the Country they Robbed the House of the aforesaid Goods, some of which were found upon the Prisoners, and they being known to be very idle Fellows, having both together with Thomas Fann broke out of Newgate lately, (but were again taken) and being found in several Stories and Lyes, they were both after a full hearing found Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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