Elizabeth Fuller, Theft > grand larceny, 14th January 1687.

Reference Number: t16870114-26
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death > respited for pregnancy

Elizabeth Fuller , of the Parish of St. Dunstan's in the West , was indicted for stealing, one flowered Sattin Gown, valued 3 l. one Petty coat, value 40 s. 3 flowered Pettycoats, value 3 l. 6 Yards of Sattin. value 40 s. 12 Handkerchiefs, value 20 s. two pair of Pendants set with Stones, and 20 Guineas in Gold, with 80 l. in Monys, and some other small Goods, in all to the value of 130 l. the Goods of Mr. Robert Atkins : the Evidence against the Prisoner, was Mrs Atkins, who deposed, that the Prisoner was her hired Servant , and had lived with her about 7 or 8 days; but it so happened, that her Mrs. and she, being one day abroad together, and leaving no one at home, the Prisoner got the Key of the House from her Mrs. and went privily home and ransackt the house, and took away all the above said Goods, some of which, were afterwards found upon her, and some in other places where she had pawned them: The Prisoner used several evasions and insinuating storys, whereby to extenuate the crime, but it was looked upon of no value on her behalf; and appearing to be a person of very bad repute; She was after a full and distinct hearing, found Guilty .

[Death -respited for pregnancy. See summary.]


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