Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 28 May 2023), February 1690, trial of John Earl (t16900226-17).

John Earl, Theft > grand larceny, 26th February 1690.

John Earl was Tryed for stealing a Silver Tankard, value 5 l. on the 10th of February . The Evidence Swore, That he came to an Alehouse, and called for a Pint of drink, and took away the Tankard. All which he was heard to confess before the Justice, and he was known to be an old Offender, so he was found guilty

[Branding. See summary.]