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Horrible Histories: Cruel Crime and Painful Punishment By Terry Deary

Horrible Histories: Cruel Crime and Painful Punishment
by Terry Deary

Crammed full of 7000 years of law-makers and law-breakers with a rogue's gallery of pirates, witch-finders, highwaymen, torturers, traitors and tyrants. Read on for horrible hangings, putrid prisons and terrible transportation.
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Horrible Histories: Cruel Crime and Painful Punishment Summary


Horrible Histories: Cruel Crime and Painful Punishment by Terry Deary

Cruel Crime and Painful Punishment is crammed full of 7,000 yearsof law-makers and law-breakers with a rogue's gallery of pirates,witch-finders, highwaymen, torturers, traitors and tyrants. Want to know: Who was sentenced to death-by coffee? Where you could be whipped for flying a kite? Why a cockerel was burnt at the stake? Read on for horrible hangings, putrid prisons and terrible transportation. Find out the truth about brutal school beatings, test your local policeman, and see if you can escape beheading in the terrible Tower of London game. History has never been so horrible!

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Horrible Histories: Cruel Crime and Painful Punishment by Terry Deary
Terry Deary
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Scholastic
2002-10-18
100
0439979277
9780439979276
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