William George.
20th July 1698
Reference Numbert16980720-37
VerdictNot Guilty

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William George of Padington , was Indicted for Robbing Joseph Huksly on the High-way, on the 5th of July , of a Gelding, value 5 l. a Saddle value 20 s. a gold Ring, and 10 s. in Mony . It appeared, the Prisoner was set upon by 5 or 6 persons on foot near Tyburn , who knockt him off his horse, and keeping him on his back, rob'd him: But he could not say the Prisoner was one, only suspected him by his Clothes and Wig, and proportion of his Body: And three other Persons swore they met such a person, near the place, with a drawn Sword in his hand, but could not be positive as to his face: And the Prisoner calling several; who declared that he was in their company at a Publick-house in Maribone-street, at the time of the Robbery, he was brought in not Guilty .


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