Richard Lewley, Daniel Spires, Theft > burglary, 7th July 1697.

Reference Number: t16970707-26
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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Richard Lewley and Daniel Spires , both of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields , were indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Thomas Gascoyne , Esq ;, on the 11th of May last, between the Hours of Ten and Eleven at Night, and took thence a Crimson Velvet Coat, a Frize Coat, a Silk Wastcoat, two pair of Breeches, a Snuffer and Pan, and a Watch, the Goods of Henry Urwin , Esquire . It appeared that the Sash of the Window was opened by some of the Gang, and that they got in at the Window and handed the things to the rest; the matter being fully proved against them, the Jury found both guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]

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