Unsolved Murders

Robert Lawrence

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 29 Oct 1606

Place: Great Dunmow, Essex

Robert Lawrence was stabbed at a house in Great Dunmow whilst drinking with friends.

It was said that Robert Lawrence and a 5 other people were drinking and joking together  at a house in Great Dunmow when in the course of their joking Robert Lawrence accidently fell upon a knife held by another man and suffered injuries from which he died on 1 Novermber 1606.

The man who was holding the knife was at large at the time of the inquisition.


see Calendar Of Assize Records - Essex Indictments James I - JS Cockburn

see Assizes 35/49/1