John Earle, Theft > burglary, 10th December 1690.

Reference Number: t16901210-49
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Earle was tryed for breaking the House of William Leatherby of Stepney , by entring at the Window, on the 11th of November about 7 in the Night-time, and stealing a Silver Cup, value 15 s. a Neck-cloth, and other things of value . Upon Evidence it appeared, He was found in the Closet, where he had hid himself; and that upon Examination he confessed he had thrown the Cup out to his Consorts: And it appearing in Court that he had been burnt in the Hand, the Jury brought him in Guilty of the Burglary and Fellony.

[Death. See summary.]


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