Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 7.2, 02 July 2016), August 1695, trial of Peter Lawman (t16950828-53).

Peter Lawman, Breaking Peace > vagabonding, 28th August 1695.

Peter Lawman of the Parish of St. Mary Islington , was Indicted for Felony; for that he, being above the Age of 14 years, was seen to wander up and down, calling himself an Egyptian, from the 10th day of June last, to the 12th of June following . The Prisoner alledged for himself that he was a German, and no Egyptian; nor that he did say at any time he was an Egyptian; but the Evidence for the King being very positive against him, the Jury brought him in guilty of Felony.

[Death. See summary.]