WILD, JONATHAN


WILD, JONATHAN
   an English villain, who for housebreaking was executed in 1725, and the hero of Fielding's novel of the name; he had been a detective; was hanged amid execration on the part of the mob at his execution.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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