Charles Pynes, Thomas Noon, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 31st August 1692.

Reference Number: t16920831-6
Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdict: Not Guilty

Charles Pynes and Thomas Noon , were both Tryed for a Robbery in the Kings high-way, committed upon the Body of one Rich. Shallcross , Gent. On the 19th of May last; Mr Shallcross being passing along the High-way about 11 of the Clock at Night, between the two Kings gates at the end of Grays-Inn-lane ,

where three or four Persons fell upon him, holding Pistols to his Breast, and threw him upon the Ground and gag'd him, and took from him two Gold Rings, value 12s. a Gold Seal'd Ring, value 24s. one Walking Cane with a inced Metal handle, value 11s. one half Guinea, and 30s in Money, &c. But Mr. Shallcross could not charge the Prisoners positively to be either of the Men, but what knowledge he had was from Johnson, alias Gee, Condemned the last Sessions, which in Law was no Evidence: So they were both Acquitted . [Text unreadable in original.] suspicion of being Guilty


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