British Executions

William Fynche

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: unknown

Date Of Execution: 27 Feb 1559

Crime Location: Sible Hedingham

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Fynche was convicted of grand larceny.

On 25 May 1558 he broke into the house of Richard Hodge at Sible Hedingham and stole a gold royal (10s), an English crown (5s), a French crown (6s. 4d.), 28s. in money, a silver ring (20d) and a silver 'mollett' (12d).

He was sentenced to hang but hanging not confirmed.

see National Archives - ASSI 35/8/3

see Calendar of Assizes Records Essex Indictments Elizabeth 1