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1826 - Proceedings of the Old Bailey (2)

Record
Date 1826
Topic Publican at the Robin Hood in Church Lane, St Giles, a witness
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Approximate indication of the site of the Robin Hood.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-06-20. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-10-18.

Record

[22 Jun. 1826:]
THOMAS BOYLE. I keep the Robin Hood public-house. On the 13th of June I saw Donovan in the street, dressed in a waistcoat with sleeves; he is very similar in appearance to the prisoner.[1]

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IRHB has silently regularized the use of spaces before punctuation marks in the quotation and corrected the HTML text at Proceedings of the Old Bailey from the PDF of the original printed edition.

IRHB comments

The Robin Hood pub in question must be that in Church Lane, St. Giles, for the case of violent theft or highway robbery with which the case is concerned took place in George Street, St. Giles. The victim chases the perpetrator to Russell Street.

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