Peter Major, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 8th May 1695.

Reference Number: t16950508-25
Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Peter Major , of the Parish of St. Leonard Shoreditch , was Indicted for a Robbery on the Highway, for Robbing one Ralph Harwood between the Hours of Nine and ten at Night, on the Twelfth Day of September in the Fifth Year of the King and Late Queen, and taking from him one Cane value Ten Shillings, a pair of Gold Buttons value Twenty five Shillings, and Five and twenty Shillings in Silver . There was one Fri ley who gave Evidence against the Prisoner, and deposed that he was with him at the same time the Robbery was committed, and had been in other Felonies and Burglaries; he was found guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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