Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 01 June 2023), May 1691, trial of William Edwards Thomas Farren (t16910527-16).

William Edwards, Thomas Farren, Theft > grand larceny, 27th May 1691.

William Edwards and Thomas Farren , were both Arraigned, Edwards as Principal and Farren as Accessary, for Robbing Thomas Milton , Esq ; of 50 l. in Money , on the 10th of this Instant May . Edwards confest the Indictment, but Farren was Tryed; and the Evidence against him Deposed, That he met Edwards and Counselled him to Rob his Master . The Prisoner deny'd it; and said, That he was surprized, and had several Reputable Persons to justifie his Behaviour; so the Jury were pleased to Acquit him.

[Branding. See summary.]