Robert Foster, Mary Tanner, Theft > burglary, 17th July 1690.

Reference Number: t16900717-14
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Not Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Death

Robert Foster , and Mary Tanner were Indicted for breaking the House of one Carter , on Midsummer Day last in the Morning, and stealing from him two Yards of Tape-Lace, value 3 s. a Lac'd Pinner 5 s. a Looking Glass 12 d. &c. The Evidence said, the House was broke open, and that the Goods were lost, and that the Prosecutor found a piece of the Lace hanging in a Broker's Shop Window; and it was further Evidenced against Foster, that the Linnen and a Silver-salt was found in his Breeches; he would have charged it upon the Woman, and Tanner was found to offer the Goods to Sale at a Brokers; the Woman charged the Man, and the Man the Woman; but in the end, the Woman was Acquitted , but Foster was found guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]


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