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Language: en
Pages: 160
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On the morning of 20 March 1809, the woman who had earned herself the title of ‘The Yorkshire Witch’ was hanged upon York’s ‘New Drop’ gallows before an estimated crowd of 20,000 people. Some of those who came to see Mary Bateman die had traveled all the way from Leeds,
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Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Summer Strevens
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A true story of crime and punishment in eighteenth-century England, and the first trial in recorded history to employ forensic evidence. In 1706, nineteen-year-old Mary Channing was convicted of poisoning her husband and became the last woman to be burned at the stake in Dorset. Despite the likely culpability of
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A Guide to the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire
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Pages: 306
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