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

26th April 1693

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Robert Beames proceedingsdefend This name instance is in set 2949. , was Tryed, for that he being Committed a Prisoner to the Goal of Newgate, and being there under the Care of William Richardson < no role > Gent. and Keeper of the said Goal, and the Sheriffs of London, he did break out of the said Goal, and made his escape , but was taken in a few days after at Wapping. They had some Augres, with which he and another bored holes in the Boards and broke through, and then by the help of a long Rope they slided down and got away; the other was not now Tryed; the Prisoner was found guilty of Felony.

[Death. See summary.]

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