Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 23 April 2021), July 1684, trial of Thomas Brown (t16840702-36).

Thomas Brown, Theft > grand larceny, 2nd July 1684.

Thomas Brown Indicted, for that he, together with Hen. Landing , not yet taken, stole a Tankard, Value 6 l. of the Goods of Timothy Torton : The Evidence against him was, that he and Landing came into Torton's House to drink, and whilst the Servant, or other Woman, went to draw them a Pint of Ale, Landing run away with the Tankard. The Prisoner alledged, he had no Acquaintance with Landing, and that they did not come in together: but he having been burnt in the Hand before, and other bad Circumstances against him, he the said Brown was found Guilty .

[Transportation. See summary.]