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The hangmen of England

how they hanged and whom they hanged : the life story of "Jack Ketch" through two centuries

by Horace Bleackley

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Published by EP Publishing in Wakefield .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Executions and executioners -- England -- Biography.,
    • Criminals -- England -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Horace Bleackley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8579 .B5 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 272 p., [20] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4289261M
      ISBN 100715811843
      LC Control Number78316427
      OCLC/WorldCa4130402

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Dernley died in Albert Pierrepoint (/ ˈ p ɪər p ɔɪ n t /; 30 March – 10 July ) was an English hangman who executed between and people in a year career that ended in His father, Henry, and uncle Thomas were official hangmen before him.

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The hangmen of England by Horace Bleackley; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, Criminals, Executions and executioners, History; Places: England.

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