Execution: A History of Capital Punishment in Britain ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Simon Webb

Execution: A History of Capital Punishment in Britain

The History Press
Publication date: December 2011
ISBN: 9780752466620
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

Our price:
$3.99
Judicial hanging is regarded by many as being the quintessentially British execution. However, many other methods of capital punishment have been used in this country; ranging from burning, beheading and shooting to crushing and boiling to death. This book explores these types of execution in detail. Readers may be surprised to learn that a means of mechanical decapitation, the Halifax Gibbet, was being used in England five hundred years before the guillotine was invented. Boiling to death was a prescribed means of execution in this country during the Tudor period. From the public death by starvation of those gibbeted alive, to the burning of women for petit treason, this book examines some of the most gruesome passages of British history.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Execution: A History of Capital Punishment in Britain ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
424 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Simon Webb
Showdown at Parson's End ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Simon Webb
Showdown at Parson's End
Simon Webb
Robert Hale, June 2016
ISBN: 9780719818592
Format: ePub
List Price: $2.49 Our price: $1.99
British Concentration Camps: A Brief History from 1900-1975 ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Simon Webb
British Concentration Camps: A Brief History from 1900-1975
Simon Webb
Pen and Sword History, January 2016
ISBN: 9781473846296
Format: ePub
List Price: $23.97 Our price: $22.99
Bombers, Rioters and Police Killers: Violent Crime and Disorder in Victorian Britain ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Simon Webb
Bombers, Rioters and Police Killers: Violent Crime and Disorder in Victorian Britain
Simon Webb
Pen and Sword History, November 2015
ISBN: 9781473827189
Format: ePub, PDF
List Price: $11.68 Our price: $8.99
The Suffragette Bombers: Britain's Forgotten Terrorists ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Simon Webb
The Suffragette Bombers: Britain's Forgotten Terrorists
Simon Webb
Pen and Sword History, July 2014
ISBN: 9781783400645
Format: ePub
List Price: $19.50 Our price: $14.99