Offence: Theft > animal theft
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George Attwell of the Parish of Hanwell , Indicted for Feloniously Stealing a brown Gelding, value 3 l. from Richard Walden , on May 30th . It appeared upon the Trial, that Attwell brought the Horse to Branford, to the Sign of the Magpye, where the said Horse was found. The Prisoner said he had the Horse at the Red-Lyon in Holbourn and was there hired for one Shilling six pence to get the Horse some Grass in the Countrey, and thereupon he had him to Branford: But giving very little account of himself, he was found Guilty .