British Executions

Thomas Turner

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: larceny

Date Of Execution: 13 Jul 1559

Crime Location: White Colne, Essex

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Turner was convicted of grand larceny and sentenced to hang. Execution not confirmed.

On 22 June 1559 he broke into the close of Robert Ball at White Colne and stole a grey gelding (20s).

Thomas Turner was a pailmaker from Earls Colne.

see National Archives - ASSI 35/1/7

see Calendar Of Assize Records, Essex Indictments, Elizabeth I