Female Executions

Martyrs, Murderesses and Madwomen

Geoffrey Abbott ,

 
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Female Executions: Martyrs, Murderesses and Madwomen

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The fairer sex get it in the neck in these grisly tales from the gallows, guillotine, and gas chamberFrom Nan Hereford, the cloaked highwayman who held up coaches with just her fists, to the woman who survived the gallows and took her empty coffin away with her, this book illuminates history's darker periods with a detailed and factual approach. Grimly funny and darkly gripping, interspersed with unusual last requests and black and white illustrations throughout, this is history at its most morbidly fascinating.
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