John Burrowes, Violent Theft > robbery, 12th October 1692.

Reference Number: t16921012-22
Offence: Violent Theft > robbery
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Burrowes was Tryed for feloniously taking from a Gentleman in the Street, a Silver hilted Sword, value 3 l. He said that he was knockt down near St. Magnes Church at the Bridge-foot in London, and his Sword taken away ; there were three or four more Fellows that were about him besides the Prisoner, and a little time after the Sword was sent to the Gentleman again; The Prisoner was immediately taken, and offered Mony to be let go, and at his Tryal he denied it at first, but at last owned the Fact: So he was found guilty of Felony.

[Death. See summary.]


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