John Story, Henry Win, Violent Theft > highway robbery, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 22nd April 1691.

Reference Number: t16910422-8
Offences: Violent Theft > highway robbery; Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdicts: Guilty
Punishments: Death

John Story and Henry Win, alias Wyng, alias Vaughan, alias Philips , were Indicted upon two Indictments: The first for Robbing Jeremy Hale , (in the High-way) of South Mims , on the 3d of February , (in the Second Year of King William and Queen Mary) of 10 l. in Silver, and half a Guinea : The second for Robbing Madam Mary Hale , Widow , of a Spanish Pistole, a Luadore, a half Guinea, a piece of Coyned Gold, besides other Gold, and 31 l. 10 s. in Money . The Evidence was Mr. Hale and his Mother Madam Hale, who swore, That Win came to the Coach side and stopt it, and took the above said Mony and Gold. Madam Hale swore possitively against them both, and Mr. Hale punctually against the Prisoner, Win; besides other confirming Evidence, &c. The Prisoners had nothing to say, only Win said, That the Witnesses swore so heartily, that it was in vain for him to make any Defence (or to that purpose,) so they were found Guilty of both the Indictments, &c. for two Robberies in the High-way.

[Death. See summary.]


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