Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 09 May 2021), December 1691, trial of John Barret (t16911209-23).

John Barret, Theft > burglary, 9th December 1691.

John Barret of White Chappel , was tryed for Felony and Burglary, in breaking the House of one John Smith , with an intention to steal his Goods , on the 20th of October last; the Prisoner was found in the House about seven a 'Clock at Night, the Door being open; but was fast lockt before: The Prisoner denyed it, and faulter'd in his Allegations, and there was no one else found in the House but the Prisoner, So he was found Guilty , both of Felony and Burglary.