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This is a spine-tingling guide that reveals the horrors of Britain's history, from torture and martyrdom to murder and execution. The book features gruesome deaths including details of rituals, live burials and witch burnings and where they took place. Jack the Ripper, Burke and Hare, Edward V and Dr Crippen - all murderous characters of Britain's history - are to be found here. Divided into six regional chapters, including London and Edinburgh, each includes an alphabeticl listing of sites. There are regional openers detailing the history of each area and events are recorded alphabetically including: martyrdom, murders, battles, hangings, punishments and trials by ordeal.
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