Mary Lamb.
11th December 1689
Reference Numbert16891211-13
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceCorporal > public whipping

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Mary Lamb , Indicted for stealing a Silver Spoon value 9 s. from William Story of St. Martins in the Fields on the 2d of November last. The chief witness against her said, that she was a servant to him, and that she took the spoon, and broke it in pieces, and offered it to Sale at a Goldsmiths in Holbourn, which was fully sworn against her, altho' she denied it upon her Tryal; yet she was found guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]


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