Richard Palmer, Richard Lorriman, Theft > pocketpicking, 21st February 1694.

Reference Number: t16940221-17
Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
Verdict: Guilty; Not Guilty
Punishment: Death

Richard Palmer and Richard Lorriman was indicted for picking the Pocket of Paul Peregrine of 5 l 18 s. in Money ; the Prisoners Palmer and Lorriman being together near Bow-Church , they jostled the Prosecutor; and he presently finding his Pocket lighter, was told by a Gentleman that the Prisoners were the persons that picked his Pocket, and upon pursuit the Money was found in Lorriman's Pocket, which he said was given him by a Gentleman, but could not prove it; he was found guilty , and Palmer not guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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