Old Bailey Proceedings:
Old Bailey Proceedings: Accounts of Criminal Trials

31st August 1687

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William Wright proceedingsdefend , was Tryed for stealing a Silk Gown, a Sattain Petticoat, three Shifts, four pair of Sleeves, eight Handkerchief, eight Guineas, and 5 l. in Silver , from William Hall proceedingsvictim , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , on the 8th of August : The Proof against him was, that being a Lodger in the house of the Prosecutor, in the same Room where a Trunk was with the Goods, he broke it open and took them out, and that part of them were found about him when he was Apprehended, to which he pleaded Ignorance, alledging that they wrong'd him in their Evidence, but giving no Account of his Reputation, he was found Guilty .

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