Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 02 December 2023), May 1686, trial of Paskah Rose Edward Smith (t16860520-24).

Paskah Rose, Edward Smith, Theft > theft from a specified place, 20th May 1686.

Paskah Rose and Edward Smith , of the parish of Stepney , were Indicted for stealing, on the 31st of April , a Camblet Coat and other Apparel, to the value of 20s and upwards, of the Goods of William Barnet of the same place. It appearing by the Evidence, that the prisoners entered the House of prosecutor in the day time and took the Apparel , but was pursued by a Neighbour, and Smith droped some of the Goods, and when they were Apprehended, the rest of the Goods found in Rose's Breeches, and the Evidence being very plain against them, they were both found Guilty of the Felony.

[Death. See summary.]