Andrew Browne, William Rolph, William Bristow, Theft > burglary, 30th April 1690.

Reference Number: t16900430-27
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Andrew Browne , William Rolph , William Bristow , of Pancras Parish Soldier s, were all three Indicted for Felony and Burglary, in breaking, the House of Elizabeth Kennedee Widow , on the 13th of April last, at Black Mary's Hole near Hockley in the Hole , and took away 13 Pewter Plates value 15 s. 9 Poringers 6 s. some Pots and Linens, and divers other small Goods of goods value . The Evidence swore flatly that they were the three Soldiers that came in at the House window, swearing that they would kill the first that should oppose them; but they did not evidence that they took away any Goods, only Bristow had some Linen found in his Breeches, and some Plates were thrown over the Pales, which Kennedee owned to be hers. The Soldiers reply d, that the House was full of People before they came, and beset, round about, it being an ill house. They endeavoured to extenuate the Crime, not with standing they were all three brought in Guilty , &c.

[Death. See summary.]


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