Richard Moor, Theft > housebreaking, 18th February 1691.

Reference Number: t16910218-15
Offence: Theft > housebreaking
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Richard Moor , was Indicted for breaking the House of one Jacob Fletcher of Whitechappel , and taking away a Silver Tankard, value 4 l. 10 s. a Spoon, value 8 s. a Coral Necklace, and a case of Drawers . The Evidence swore, That the House was broke open; but the chiefest Witness, who found him in the House, being gone to Sea, the matter could not be so fully proved against him at first; but another

said, That the Prisoner confest before Justice Osborne that he was in the House, together with his Comrade, another idle Fellow, who is since fled. The Prisoner denied it at his Tryal, yet in the Conclusion he was found Guilty of Felony.

[Death. See summary.]


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