George Holmes, Theft > burglary, 31st August 1692.

Reference Number: t16920831-8
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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George Holmes was Tryed for Breaking the House of one Richard Parker , a Baker , in the Parish of St. Paul's Covent Garden , on the 2d. August , with an intention to Steal his Goods . The Prisoner was found in the Shop about One a Clock in the Night; and the Window was Broke open, which the Prosecutor swore was shut before; besides, there was a Chisel and other Implements found about him; and his Shoes were put off when he was Taken. He had nothing to say, but that he was in Drink, so he was found Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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