Margaret Ward.
24th May 1694
Reference Numbert16940524-2
VerdictNot Guilty

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Margaret Ward was tried for robbing one William Wood a Child , aged four years, of a Seige Coat, value 10s. The Child was at play about one a Clock in the day-time, and the parents missing the Child, made search for it, and found it in Tenter-Ally stript of the Coat; which was found afterwards at a Broker's Shop, and owned by the Father of the Child to be the Child's Coat; but none could swear that the Prisoner was the person that robb'd the Child. She denying the fact was Acquitted .


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