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Executioner By Stewart P Evans

Executioner by Stewart P Evans

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Summary

James Berry was an ex-policeman who was Britain's hangman from 1884-92, throughout the period of the Whitechapel murders. Stewart Evans here takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the world of Victorian crime and punishment.

Executioner Summary

Executioner: The Chronicles of James Berry, Victorian Hangman by Stewart P Evans

James Berry, a dour and somewhat pious ex-policeman who hailed from Yorkshire, was Britain's hangman from 1884 to 1892 and was responsible for carrying out 200 executions. In this biography, the reader is taken into the world of Victorian crime and punishment.

About Stewart P Evans

Stewart Evans is a leading crime historian, widely considered one of the Victorian era. His previous books include Jack the Ripper, Letters From Hell and Jack the Ripper and the Whitechapel Murders. He lives in Cambridgeshire.

Additional information

GOR001388888
9780750934077
0750934077
Executioner: The Chronicles of James Berry, Victorian Hangman by Stewart P Evans
Used - Very Good
Hardback
The History Press Ltd
1980-01-01
288
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