Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 18 May 2021), May 1691, trial of Matthew Thomas (t16910527-18).

Matthew Thomas, Violent Theft > robbery, 27th May 1691.

Matthew Thomas , was Indicted for Robbing Daniel Leery , on the 12th Instant, in the Street, as he was going along, in St. James's Parish , snatching his Hat and Perrywig off his Head, in the Night, between twelve and one of the Clock . The Prisoner had little to say for himself, he was found Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]