George Grahams, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 23rd February 1698.

Reference Number: t16980223-20
Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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George Grahams of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , was Indicted for Robbing Jane Shudbrook on the Highway, on the 9th of February , and taking from her two Past-board Boxes value 2 s. with some Head-dresses and other Goods belonging to Richard Shudbrook . It appeared the Prisoner met the Maid in the Strand ; and passing by her, suddenly turned back, and snatched the Boxes from her, and run away; upon which she cried out stop Thief, he was closely pursued into the House, where he was seized, and the Goods found about him; He had little to say in his Defence, he was found Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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