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 Quarter Sessions : Assault on Mathew Davye

Quarter Sessions : Assault on Mathew Davye

15 July 17. That in the highway at Hackney co Midd on the said day Richard Wilson, Thomas Overberrie, Richard Wheeler, Roger Thompson and Robert Marrye, all late of London yomen, assaulted Mathew Davye, servant of William Marshall esq and robbed him of five yards of blewe woolen cloth worth thirty five shillings, a satten dublett worth thirty shillings, a Spanish-lether jerkyn, worth thirteen shillings and four pence, a piece of woollen cloth of marble colour worth thirteen shillings, "unum par' braccarum vocat' a pair of gascoynes" worth twelve shillings, a piece of buckram worth ten-pence, a piece of Tuke (sic) worth twelve pence, of the goods and chattels of the said William Marshall, and a marble coloured woolen cloth worth eighteen shillings, a sword and dagger worth sixteen shillings, a black woollen cloth cloak worth six shillings and eight pence, and three shillings and four pence in numbered money, of the goods and chattels of the said Mathew Davye. Guilty and sentenced to be hung (except for Robert Marrye, 'still at large'. [1575]

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