British Executions

Bartholomew Coke

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 12 Jan 1573

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Bartholomew Coke two others were convicted of highway robbery. The two others were pardoned but Bartholomew Coke was condemned. Execution not confirmed.

They were all yeoman from Amwell and on 23 February 1573 they assaulted Adrian Abbotte in the highway at Amwell Hill and stole from him £110 in money.

see National Archives - ASSI 35/15/4

see Calendar Of Assizes Records Herts James 1 (record 22)