Christian Heartly, Mary Burton, Theft > pocketpicking, 1st July 1687.

Reference Number: t16870701-30
Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Christian Heartly and Mary Burton , were tryed for stealing privily from the person, without his knowledge, of William Turtle of St. Buttolphs Aldgate , 12 s. 6 d. The Proof was, that he picking up the former, she carried him to a drinking Cellar, where he had the misfortune likewise to have the Company of the latter, who together took an opportunity under the umbrage of much kindness to pick his pocket; but being apprehended, Heartly confessed the Fact, and the Circumstances being home as to Burton, they were both found Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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