Henry Hooper, Theft > animal theft, 21st February 1694.

Reference Number: t16940221-31
Offence: Theft > animal theft
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Henry Hooper of the Parish of St. Andrews Holbourn was Indicted for Felony, for stealing a black Gelding on the fourth of February , from Sir Edward Atkins at South Picnam in Norfolk ; the Evidence said, That the Gelding was taken out of the stable, and it being put in the Gazette, was found near Grays-Inn-Lane in the Prisoners Custody, who offered it to sale; the Prisoner alledged that he changed a Horse with a man called Jeffery Land of Luddington the Monday following for this Gelding, but could not prove the same, so he was found guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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