Edward Bromfield.
9th September 1696
Reference Numbert16960909-27
VerdictNot Guilty > non compos mentis

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Edward Bromfield of the Parish of St. Dunstans in the East , was indicted for Robbing Thomas Starke on the Highway, and taking from him a Bever Hat, value 50 s. on the 30th of July last. It appeared, that as he was going home about 9 at night, that the Prisoner came up to him and snatcht his Hat off his Head, and ran away; and being pursued, he dropt it upon the Ground: The Prisoner could not tell what to say for himself, but Witnesses appeared for him, declared, that he was Lunatick. The Jury taking it into consideration, acquitted him .

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