George Rason, William Glossenberry, Theft > burglary, 18th February 1691.

Reference Number: t16910218-22
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

George Rason, alias Reason , and William Glossenberry, alias Lasenberry were both Indicted for a Burglary in breaking the House of James Whitehall , Gent and taking away a Silver Candlestick, value 10 l. a Snuff-dish, value 3 l. and Extinguishor, value 20 s. two Salts, value 40 s. eight Silver Forks, value 4 l. two Silver Plates, value 5 l. a Silver Salver, value 5 l. a Mustard Box, value 3 l. a Sword, value 50 s. a Watch, value 4 l. six Guineas, with some other Plate, &c. on the 23d day of January last. The Evidence for the King was Mr. Whitehall and others; Mr. Whitehall swore that several Persons came into his House, as he lay in Bed, and swore great Oaths that they must have his Plate and Mony, which they took away. Rason owned the Robbery, and Excused Glossenbury; and the Evidence was somewhat obscure as to Glossenbury: yet upon the whole, the Jury found them both Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]


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