Thief taker


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one whose business is to find and capture thieves and bring them to justice.
- L'Estrange.

See also: Thief

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What's more, Wild knew exactly what the owner was up to: The Fountain Tavern was a "molly house" - a brothel - protected by the Thief Taker.
Fate, along with the machinations of Londons Thief Taker, Jonathan Wild, propels Arista directly into Grae's world, where hope and treachery force her to declare her loyalties.
Chief Supt Gary Kitching, of Herts Police, said: "Tony was a very effective police officer - a great thief taker.
Gwynfor Griffiths details his 27-year detective career in Welsh-language booklet Y Daliwr Lladron - The Thief Taker to be launched at Elwy Hall in Rhyl, on September 5.
Thief Taker General Chance, quien se dedica sin descanso a seguir a los caballeros del camino al igual que a Lady Rebeca.
The Thief Taker by Janet Gleeson Published by Bantam Press FOR five years, chef Agnes Meadows has worked for the Blanchards, one of London's reputed family of silversmiths.
En cuanta oportunidad que se aparece en su camino, Macleane aprovecha para cortejar a Lady Rebeca, pero no solo el esta enamorado de ella, en este romance aparece Thief Taker General Chance, quien se dedica sin descanso a seguir a los caballeros del camino al igual que a Lady Rebeca, porque tambien esta muy enamorado de ella.
En cuanta oportunidad que se aparece en su camino, Macleane aprovecha paro cortejar a Lady Rebeca, pero no solo el esta enamorado de ella, en este romance aparece Thief Taker General Chance, quien se dedica sin descanso a seguir a los caballeros del camino al igual que a Lady Rebeca, parque tambien la quiere a ella.
Stringing them up becomes the single-minded objective of Chance (Ken Stott), the puritanically sadistic Thief Taker General with ambitions to step into the boots of the corrupt Lord Chief Justice (Michael Gambon).
En cuanta oportunidad que se aparece en su camino, Macleane aproveche para cortejar a Lady Rebeca, pero no solo el esta enamorado de ella, en este romance aparece Thief Taker General Chance, quien se dedica sin descanso a seguir a los caballeros del camino al igual que a Lady Rebeca, porque tambien esta muy enamorado de ella.
The pistol-packing pair have one major enemy, however - Gibson's second-in-command, Thief Taker General, Chance (Ken Stott), a pantomime villain who is so evil you can almost hear small children hiss and boo when he strides into view.