Assize Indictments (PRO ASSI35/33/H)

4.3.1591 (Thursday 4 March 1591)

document 14000206

Robt Hayward of Earls Colne carpenter 7.1.1591 broke into the house of Thos Sandford gentleman at Chappel otherwise Pontisbright about eleven or twelve o'clock at night and put him in bodily fear and took 15li in money from a chest a casket worth 16s and a book called "Elliotte's Dictionary" worth 20s and Walter Newman of Earls Colne mason 24.12.1590 before the felony was consulted by him Hayward pleads not guilty guilty Newman pleads not guilty not guilty gaol delivery Hayward hanged Newman discharged