Dorothy Lord.
9th December 1691
Reference Numbert16911209-16
VerdictNot Guilty

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Dorothy Lord, alias Atkyns was tryed for breaking the house of Charles Rogers in the Parish of Aldgate of one Watch with a silver-Case, value 30 s. one Cloak value 20 s. twenty pieces of broad Gold, value 23 s. each, twenty Guineas, and 160 l. in Money : Mr. Rogers swore, that the Prisoner was a Chare woman in his house, and rubing under the Bed, the Prosecutors Keys fell down from a private place, at the Bedshead, which she saw, a little after this three Fellows, who lodged where the Prisoner lived, came into Mr. Rogers Chamber, about two a clock in the Morning with Candles in their hands, and swore most horrible Oaths at him, that he was a dead Man, if he did offer to molest them, and then bound him, and robed him, and are since fled. The Prisoner was further heard to say, that Mr. Rogers had good feathers to pull, and therefore she would not leave his Service, or to that effect: but the being but circumstantial Evidence, she was Acquitted .

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