Charles Brooks, Theft > burglary, 9th October 1689.

Reference Number: t16891009-29
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Charles Brooks was Tryed for breaking open the House of William Barringer in St. Martins in the Fields , and bearing thence three Silver Watches value 3 l. 0 s. 40 Rings 15 l. some Silver Spoons 3 l. a Box 10 s. and other Goods, besides 40 l. in Money, all to the value of about 100 l. The Evidence swore in the general, that the House was broke open, and that the Prisoner had sold one of the Watches to one Neagle, which he confest before the Justice, yet denied it upon his Tryal. And being known to be an old Offender, and a great Criminal heretofore, the Jury being very well satisfied with the Evidence, he was brought in Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]


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