John Paine, Theft > animal theft, 14th January 1686.

Reference Number: t16860114-23
Offence: Theft > animal theft
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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John Paine was Tryed for stealing a Gelding value 5 l. from John Roberts of Islington , on the 19th of Decem. it was proved, that he had carried the Horse to the Castle-Inn in Woodstreet, and that the first notice was given to the Owner by the Ostler of that Inn who came to buy Hay at Holloway, who coming thither by that direction, found the Gelding in the possession of the Prisoner, upon which proof he confessed it, and was found Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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