Offence: Violent Theft > robbery
Verdict: Guilty; Not Guilty
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Michael Wakeland , Richard Norgrave , John Cooley , Elizabeth Rogers , and Mary Wakeland , of the Parish of St Margarets Westminster , were Indicted, (the three former as principals, the two latter as being accessaries,) for Robing the Waggon of Matthew Bugbeard , (on the 28th. of September last) of two silver Tankards value 14 l. 6 silver Caps value 14 l. 12 dozen of silver Thimbles value 8 l. 3 dozen of Bodkins value 50 s. 4 silver Whistles value 14 s. 2 dozen of silver Clasps value 6 s. 6 silver Chains value 20 s. 12 Wooden Cups tipt with silver value 12 s. 24 Stone Mugs tipt with silver value 34 s. with other Goods, all to the value of 150 l. The proper Goods of Robert Russell ; The Evidence againg the Prisoners deposed, that the Waggoner driving his Waggon along the Road, a little beyond Aston, (as he was going to Uxbridge-Fair) the Prisoners set upon him, and bound him, and took away the aforesaid Goods out of the Waggon, which Goods afterwards were found upon the Prisoners, and they having but little to say for themselves, and being found in several Stories they, viz. the Men were all found Guilty , but the Women were acquitted .