British Executions

George Cocke

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 26 Sep 1603

Crime Location: Great Oakley

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


George Cocke was convicted of burglary and sentenced to hang. Execution not confirmed.

On 28 March 1603 he burgled the house of Thomas Cartwright at Great Oakley and stole a hat (5s.) and 15s. in money

see National Archives - Assizes 35/45/1 [mm. 3]