Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 26 November 2022), December 1691, trial of Elizabeth Clark (t16911209-18).

Elizabeth Clark, Theft > grand larceny, 9th December 1691.

Elizabeth Clark was tryed for stealing on the 3d. of July last, 1. Silver Cup, value 3 l. 2. Tasters 6 s. 2. Thimbles, 2 Pair of Clasps, some Hoods and Scarves, &c. the Goods of Francis Pennington ; the Evidence was Pennington himself, who said that the Prisoner lodged in his House, and took his Goods and pawn'd them in East-Smithfield, where he had them again; the Prisoner said that the Prosecutor gave her the Clasps and the other Things; but that was but a Sham, so she was found Guilty of Felony.