Lorina Cary, Theft > grand larceny, 12th May 1687.

Reference Number: t16870512-29
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Lorina Cary , of St. Martins in the Fields , was tryed for stealing a Sattin Mantua Gown. value 3 l. a pair of Embroidered Staies, a Petty-coat with Silver and Gold Lace, &c. from Richard Dawson , on the 20. of March last: The Evidence against her was, that under pretence of being a Lodger in the house of the Prosecutor, she had the opportunity to carry away the Goods; but being soon after taken, she had confessed the Robbery before the Justice, and although in Court she endeavoured to excuse or deny her former Confession; the proof being plain against her, she was found Guilty of the Felony as laid in the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]


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