Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 08 August 2022), July 1683, trial of John Spittle Gratrick (t16830712-9).

John Spittle, Gratrick, Violent Theft > robbery, 12th July 1683.

John Spittle and one Gratrick , took their Tryals for Robbing one Mr. Pitts near Mile-end on the 9th of May last of a Watch, four Pounds in Money, Rings, a Silver-handled Knife and Fork , the which being positively sworn against them by reason the Party Robbed knew them at the time of the Robbery, and therefore had narrowly Escaped with Life, and they proved Notorious Offendors, the Jury found them Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]