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  1. Front matter from Proceedings, 29th April 1674.

    News from Newgate: OR, An Exact and true Accompt of the most Remarkable, TRYALS OF Several Notorious Malefactors: At the Gaol delivery of Newgate, holden for the CITY of LONDON, and COUNTY of MIDDLESEX. In the Old Baily, on Wednesday and Thursday the...
  2. Violent Theft > highway robbery, 29th April 1674.

    The first thing I shall shew thee is about a Robbery on the High way , Committed by two High way Men, the Manner was thus, one Stutely an elderly man going from market about five of the Clock in the Evening, near Hide Park , was set upon by two High ...
  3. Theft > grand larceny, 29th April 1674.

    Also there was another Tryed for stealing of a Looking Glass from one Oliver Smith , the manner was thus, there did a great Looking Glass stand in the window of the said Mr. Smith, valued at nineteen shillings , and he one Evening hearing a crackling...
  4. Theft > burglary; Theft > burglary; Theft > burglary, 29th April 1674.

    There were three others tryed for breaking the House of one Mr. Bradbourn , in the night time, in the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , having broke open five or six Dores, and stole some Silver Spoons , but being heard in the House by a Boy in Bed...
  5. Sexual Offences > rape, 29th April 1674.

    There was a French Man also tryed for a Rape; pretended to be Committed on his Maid Servant , upon the Tryal she gave Evidence that she was one Morning about her business, and her Master arose and as she said took her Virginity from her, being askt w...
  6. Theft > other, 29th April 1674.

    There was also a Woman tryed for stealing a Silver Cup , the manner thus; she went to a Victualling House to drink a pot of Ale, and after having tarried some time, she desired the Woman of the House to lend her a Chamber pot, which she going to fetc...
  7. Theft > burglary, 29th April 1674.

    Also there was another person tryed for breaking the House of one Walter Carey , Esq. a Gentleman of Huntington Shires , who being taken here in Town on some other account, was sent to the Round house in Lincoln Inn Fields, where Captain Richardson, ...
  8. Theft > housebreaking; Theft > housebreaking, 29th April 1674.

    There was two others for breaking the House of the Duke of Buckingham , and stealing a great deal of Plate to the value of 400 pounds who being brought to the Bar; their Indictments being Read; one of them Pleaded not Guilty, and the other would not ...
  9. Theft > animal theft, 29th April 1674.

    There was another Prisoner brought to the Bar, for stealing of a Gelding of Doctor Lamb s, valued at 20 pounds ; the Prisoner being brought to the Bar, his Indictment being read, [Text unreadable in original.] pleaded not Guilty: but the Evidence pro...
  10. Violent Theft > highway robbery, 29th April 1674.

    There was another had Judgment to be hanged for Robbing one Thomas Feild in the Kings High way near Enfield , and taking from him 4 pound [Text unreadable in original.] Shillings ....