Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 10 May 2021), December 1691, trial of William Good (t16911209-5).

William Good, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 9th December 1691.

William Good of Stepney , was Tryed for a Robbery on the High-Way, committed upon the Body of one Austin Wilson , on the 3d. of this instant December , taking from him, a Dyaper Napkin Value 12 d. Twelve Larks, Two Ducks, and an Embroidered Wastcoat : The Prisoner, and one Richard White not taken, met the Prosecutor, between Hackney and London, about seven a Clock at Night; and violently seized him and took away the Goods, which was very plainly proved; and by the Assistance of another person, that happened to come by; the Prisoner was taken, but White got away: The Prisoner denied it, and said he was in Drink, but that was nothing for his Credit; he was found Guilty of the Robbery.