Elizabeth Davis, Prudence Polson, Mary Wood, Elizabeth Brooks, Mary Russel, John Twilter.
2nd July 1684
Reference Numbert16840702-32
VerdictNot Guilty

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Elizabeth Davis , Prudence Polson , Mary Wood , Elizabeth Brooks , Mary Russel ; and John Twilter ; were all Indicted for Robbing David Jones on

the High-way, taking from him six silk Peticoats, sixty four Dozen of Copper-lace, thirty six Dozen of Pewter Buttons, and many other Goods . But upon the Tryal it appeared to be a most malicious and false Prosecution, divers Persons of Quality giving an Account of the good Reputation of the said Persons Indicted, and it was also proved in Court where the said Goods were disposed by Order of David Jones . In Conclusion, they were acquitted as Persons unjustly Indicted, and the said David Jones himself committed to Newgate.

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