Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 30 September 2022), May 1687, trial of Thomas Gervas (t16870512-35).

Thomas Gervas, Theft > housebreaking, 12th May 1687.

Thomas Gervas , was tryed for Robbing the house of Solomon Modena , of St. James Westminster , by entering at the Window, on the 15th. of April , and taking thence a pair of Fring'd Gloves, a Napkin a Laced Coif, a Bag, and a parcel of Lace, &c. The proof against him was, that being discovered in the Act he fled, but upon pursuit was taken and part of the Goods found about him, and he offering nothing material in his own defence, the Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]