Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 08 August 2022), February 1697, trial of John Bolton Joseph Piccard (t16970224-43).

John Bolton, Joseph Piccard, Theft > animal theft, 24th February 1697.

John Bolton , and Joseph Piccard , of the Parish of St. Mary Islington , were Indicted for feloniously stealing an Ewe Sheep, value 20 s. the Goods of Richard Spurrier , on the 20th of December last. It did not appear that they stole it; the Jury acquitted them.