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Capital Punishment in the North East of England 1752-1880

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19th century, England, execution

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Totally Quackers! Watching your first hanging as a child.

This Article was originally written for the British Association of Victorians and published on Monday. To see it in all its... • posted 387 days ago

The Changing Presentation of Punishment in the North East of England 1816-1868 Part...

This is the second half of a paper I gave as part of a panel at the fantastic Lives, Trials and Executions conference at... • posted 389 days ago

Conferences, Criminal Corpses and the Power of Communication

In my previous entry, I explained my long absence from blogging but I forgot one key thing – Why I had taken it... • posted 396 days ago

Dead and Buried: Websites, the Wellcome Trust and Reawakenings

V0010453 William Hunter (1718-1783) in his museum in Windmill StreetCredit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome ImagesWilliam... • posted 573 days ago