Christopher Tremane, John King, Thomas Bullock, Theft > burglary, 27th May 1691.

Reference Number: t16910527-13
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Not Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Death

Christopher Tremane, alias Gun, alias Trelawny , and John King , were Indicted as Principals, and Thomas Bullock as Accessary, for Felony and Burglary, in breaking the House of John Preston , of St. Mary Islington , on the 7th of December last, and taking away a Suit of Child-Bed-Linnen, value 30 s. a Silver Tankard, value 6 l. in piece of Eight, value 4 s. and 6 l. in Mony, &c. The Evidence declared, That Tremane and others came to his House, about Six of the Clock in the Evening, and Robbed him; but before they had compassed their Design, the Prisoners Dog bit King by the Leg, and Tremane by the Hand, as was further made out by one Dun, a Thief, who was brought out of Newgate as a Witness against them, who said, That himself and the Prisoners Treman and King and one Edward Poor , and John Thornton , (who are fled) and John Story , who was Executed last Sessions, all met at Bullock's House in Clerkenwel Parish, where they were informed by Bullock of the Prize abovesaid; upon which they went and committed the Robbery that Evening which was plainly proved against the two former: But Bullock called very Creditable Witnesses to Justifie his Reputation, which weighed so much on his side, that he was Acquitted , but the other two were Convicted of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]


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