Stephen Lingley.
7th July 1697
Reference Numbert16970707-34
VerdictGuilty
SentenceDeath

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Stephen Lingley, alias John Butcher , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for Felony and Burglary for breaking the House of Mary Resbeck on the 25th of May last, about 4 in the Afternoon, no Person being therein, and taking thence 15 yards and a half of Silk, a Mantua Gown, 3 Silk Petticoats, 4 Spoon, 7 Rings, and two pair of Gold Buttons . The Prosecutor said that her House was broke open, and that she lockt it when she went out: There was another Evidence who said that he was with him in the Fact. The Prisoner denied it, but could say but very little for himself, and could not call any to his Reputation; the Jury found him guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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