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Calendar of Crime: 365 True Cases from British History

Calendar of Crime: 365 True Cases from British History (Paperback)

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*2 February 1101: Ranulf Flambard, the first person to be locked in the Tower of London, chose this day to make his escape.

*24 March 1873: Mary Ann Cotton, thought to have poisoned three husbands, a lover, eight children and seven stepchildren, is taken to be hanged.

*9 November 1888: The mutilated body of Mary Jane Kelly, thought to be the fifth victim of Jack the Ripper, is found in her room in Whitechapel.



This volume contains 365 amazing and incredible true crimes from British history. With infamous names - Crippen, Seddon, Haigh, Ellis - alongside lesser-known examples from the British pantheon of crime, it will fascinate, chill and surprise readers everywhere.

BiographyTrue storiesTrue crimeHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminology Publisher: The History Press Ltd Publication Date: 01/08/2014 ISBN-13: 9780750956543  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Peter Stubley is a crime journalist and the founder of the London murder map (www.murdermap.co.uk), which aims to catalog every Victorian murder in London.

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