William Holyoak.
30th June 1714
Reference Numbert17140630-23
VerdictGuilty
SentenceDeath

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William Holyoak , of the parish of St. John Wapping , was indicted for stealing a Silver Tankard, value 8 l. 10.s. out of the Dwelling-House of Charles Tovey , on the 29th of March last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the prosecutor keeping a Publick-House , the Prisoner had drank there sometimes, and coming on the Day aforesaid, was drinking in a Room where some Company had a Tankard; and one of them drinking to him, he drank, and went away with the Tankard (as they thought to have it fill'd). Being afterwards taken, he own'd the fact, and that he sold it for 5 l. 17 s. to a Woman in Holborn. The Jury considering the whole Matter, found him guilty of Felony .

[Death. See summary.]


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