British Executions

Richard Whyte

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 12 Jan 1573

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Richard Robynson and Richard Whyte were indicted for burglary. Execution not confirmed.

On 9 November 1572 they burgled the house of Richard Hunt at Stevenage and stole a silver spoon (4s), 3 pairs of linen sheets (10s) and 2 veils (2s).

They were found guilty and sentenced to hang.

Richard Robynson was a glover and Richard Whyte was a shoemaker.

see National Archives - ASSI 35/15/4

see Calendar Of Assizes Records Herts James 1 (record 17)