Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 11 December 2023), May 1716, trial of Priscilla Spencer (t17160517-42).

Priscilla Spencer, Theft > housebreaking, 17th May 1716.

Priscilla Spencer , of the Parish of St. Margaret Westminster , was indicted for breaking, the House of the Reverend John Harris , D.D. and Stealing thence a Hat,7 Wiggs, 1 Gown, and three Cassocks, value 8l. in the Day-time , on the 5th Instant. The Evidence was very clear and strong against her, and the Jury found her Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]