John Riggs, Theft > burglary, 21st February 1694.

Reference Number: t16940221-43
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Riggs alias Ricks of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of John Smeaton at Seven of the Clock in the Night, the 31st day of January , and taking thence one Silk Gown, one Cloath Gown, Two Holland Smocks, and other Goods . The Evidence deposed, That the Prisoner was taken in the House with an Iron-Betty, and that he made a Pass with a Sword at the Prosecutor's Wife. The Prisoner had very little to say in his own behalf. So he was found guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]


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