Peter Hesey, Theft > burglary, 10th December 1690.

Reference Number: t16901210-24
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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Peter Hesey was tryed for breaking the House of John Clements , of the Parish of S. Leonard's Foster-lane , on November 4 . The Evidence was, That five suspicious Persons being discovered by a Neighbour to hanker about the House at an unseasonable hour, he and a Watchman so well observed them, that some runing off, as perceiving they were discovered, the 5th, viz. the Prisoner was found under the Window, which he had broken open, and a not pursuit made after him, he was taken with the prosecutor's Cane in his Hand; and it appearing the House had been entred, Goods taken out and removed, &c. and he giving no satisfactory account of himself was found Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]

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