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Evelyn Tidman
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Bringing history alive.
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Everyone knows that in 18th century Britain you could be hanged for stealing a handkerchief. But some crimes warranted 'death without the benefit of clergy'. What did it mean? What crimes did it cover? How many crimes actually had the death penalty? What was the punishment for other 'lesser' crimes?
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Everyone knows that in 18th century Britain you could be hanged for stealing a handkerchief. But some crimes warranted 'death without the benefit of clergy'. What did it mean? What crimes did it cover? How many crimes actually had the death penalty? What was the punishment for other 'lesser' crimes?
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Crime and Punishment in Britain in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
We have all heard how in previous centuries a person could be hanged on the slightest pretext.  What crimes merited transportation? Or death? Or corporal punishment? Quite by accident, I came across the following information. “Death Without the Benefit of C...
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PMS – Pre-Menstrual Syndrome – How to cope
PMS—premenstrual syndrome—is a blight on the lives of many
women of reproductive age and their families. I know, because I was one of
them. For a lucky few, the symptoms are hardly noticeable. For
others it is like world war three, turning a usually stable ...
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Excellent programme on pirates on the Beeb last night. A good account of Black Bart Roberts, subject of my book Gentleman of Fortune available on Amazon. Kindle: http://myBook.to/GOFKn
Catch the programme on I player http://www.bbc.co.uk/…/britains-outlaws-highwaymen-pirates-…
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Excellent programme on pirates on the Beeb last night. A good account of Black Bart Roberts, subject of my book Gentleman of Fortune available on Amazon. Catch the programme on I player http://www.bbc.co.uk/…/britains-outlaws-highwaymen-pirates-…
See my book on Amazon http://myBook.to/GOFKn
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Lavenham, Suffolk.
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Another house in Lavenham, Suffolk.
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Been out and about and took this pic of a medieval house in Lavenham, Suffolk. There are many such houses in that village. More to follow.
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