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

7th September 1715

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Ann Spavin proceedingsdefend , of the Parish of St. Mary Whitechapel , Spinster , was indicted for stealing 1 Pair of flaxen Sheets value 6 s. 2 Pillows, 2 Pillow Cases, and other Goods, to the Value of 12 s. the Goods of Thomas Man proceedingsvictim , on the 12th of August last. Man depos'd, That the Prisoner took a Room of him, and afterwards stole the Goods; which she confess'd when taken, and own'd where she had carried them. The Prisoner in her Defence said, her Husband took the Goods, and forc'd her to help him; whereupon she was acquitted .

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