Thomas Lee, Mary Jones, Theft > burglary, 3rd July 1689.

Reference Number: t16890703-35
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Not Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Death

Thomas Lee and Mary Jones of Northern Foregat were tryed, Lee as principal, and Jones as accessary, for felony and burglary, in breaking the house of Ralph Hawking , and taking away one silver cup value 40 s. a porringer 15 s. a spoon 5 s. which was proved against him, and the prisoner did not much deny it. Jones said that Lee brought the plate to her, and desired her to go and sell it, whereupon she went and produced money for it, about 45 s. And no evidence being given that affected Jones, she was acquitted , but Lee was found guilty of his indictment.

[Death. See summary.]


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