John Lang, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 28th August 1700.

Reference Number: t17000828-48
Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Lang , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , was Indicted for Robbing one Ann Mackallister on the High-way, and taking from her a Suit of Laced Head-Cloaths, on the 26th of July last ; it appeared that he met the Prosecutor near Charing-Cross , about Ten at Night, and he took and pulled her Head Cloaths off, and with a Knife gave her a very desperate Wound, almost cutting off her Nose, and all down her Check, in a lamentable manner; upon which he was seized and carried to the Round house, and going to search him, found under the Bench that he sat upon, the Womans Head-Cloaths: It was fully proved against him, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony and Robbery.

[Death. See summary.]


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