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Как судили в доброй старой Англии.
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dmitrygololobov
Женщина обвинялась в краже нескольких платьев, пальто и прочей одежды довольно приличной стоимости. Оправдана жури, поскольку совершила преступление подчиняясь муж.

Mary Day, Theft > theft from a specified place, 14th January 1732.

47. Mary Day was indicted for stealing a Silk Gown, val. 4 l. a Plad-Gown, val. 20 s. a Stuff-Gown, a Cloak, val. 20 s. a Pair of Stays, 2 Cambrick Heads, and several other Things, the Goods of Samuel Hull , in his House , May 30 . But it appearing that the Felony (so far as the Prisoner was concerned in it) was committed in Obedience to her Husband. The Jury acquitted her.

http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?ref=t17320114-44