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Crime links for March 2020

There have been a bumper load of articles relating to the history of crime this month. Here are some of the ones I’ve... • posted 3 days ago

The teenage murderess

The Murderess, by Edvard Munch Her crime took even the cynical aback. How could a girl of just 16 become a murderess –... • posted 10 days ago

Women’s lives in Aylesbury Prison

The former women’s prison at Aylesbury Tatler, the magazine now synonymous with gentility and fashionable lives, was,... • posted 22 days ago

Crime links for February 2020

Here are some of the stories related to the history of crime that I’ve found interesting this month. Lancashire true... • posted 35 days ago