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Title Lives of the most remarkable criminals : who have been condemned and executed for murder, the highway, housebreaking, street robberies, coining and other offences / edited by Arthur L. Hayward
Published London : Routledge, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 640 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Series Key writings on subcultures, 1535-1727. Classics from the underworld ; volume 5
Key writings on subcultures, 1535-1727. Classics from the underworld ; volume 5
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Volume One; Preface; Jane Griffin; John Trippuck, Richard Cane and Richard Shepherd; William Barton; Robert Perkins; Barbara Spencer; Walter Kennedy; Matthew Clark; John Winship; John Meff; John Wigley; William Casey; John Dykes; Richard James; James Wright; Nathaniel Hawes; John Jones; John Smith; James Shaw, alias Smith; William Colthouse; William Burridge; John Thomson; Thomas Reeves; Richard Whittingham; James Booty; Thomas Butlock; Nathaniel Jackson; James Carrick
John MolonyThomas Wilson; Robert Wilkinson and James Lincoln; Mathias Brinsden; Edmund Neal; Charles Weaver; John Levee; Richard Oakey and Matthew Flood; William Burk; Luke Nunney; Richard Trantham; John Tyrrell and William Hawksworth; William Duce; James Butler; Captain John Massey; Philip Roche; Humphrey Angier; Captain Stanley; Stephen Gardiner; Samuel Ogden, John Pugh, William Frost, Richard Woodman and William Elisha; Thomas Burden; Frederick Schmidt; Peter Curtis; Lumley Davis; James Harman; John Lewis; The Waltham Blacks; Julian a Black Boy; Abraham Deval; Joseph Blake alias Blueskin
John ShepherdLewis Houssart; Charles Towers; Thomas Anderson; Joseph Picken; Thomas Packer; Thomas Bradely; William Lipsat; John Hewlet; James Cammell and William Marshal; John Guy; Vincent Davis; Mary Hanson; Bryan Smith; Joseph Ward; James White; Joseph Middleton; Volume Two; Preface; William Sperry; Robert Harpham; Jonathan Wild; John Little; John Price; Foster Snow; John Whalebone; James Little; John Hamp; John Austin, John Foster and Richard Scurrier; Francis Bailey; John Barton; William Swift; Edward Burnworth etc; John Gillingham; John Cotterel; Catherine Hayes; Thomas Billings
Thomas WoodCaptain Jaen; William Bourn; John Murrel; William Hollis; Thomas Smith; Edward Reynolds; John Claxton; Mary Standford; John Cartwright; Frances Blacket; Jane Holmes; Katherine Fitzpatrick; Mary Robinson; Jane Martin; Timothy Benson; Joseph Shrewsberry; Anthony Drury; William Miller; Robert Haynes; Thomas Timms, Thomas Perry and Edward Brown; Alice Green; An Account of the Murder of Mr. Widdington Darby; Joshua Cornwall; Volume Three; John Turner, alias Civil John; John Johnson; James Sherwood, George Weldon and John Hughs; Martin Bellamy
William Russel, Robert Crough and William HoldenChristopher Rawlins, etc.; Richard Hughes and Bryan MacGuire; James How; Griffith Owen, Samuel Harris and Thomas Medline; Peter Levee, etc.; Thomas Neeves; Henry Gahogan and Robert Blake; Peter Kelley; William Marple and Timothy Cotton; John Upton; Jephthah Bigg; Thomas James Grundy; Joseph Kemp; Benjamin Wileman; James Cluff; John Dyer; William Rogers, William Simpson and Robert Oliver; James Drummond; William Caustin and Geoffrey Younger; Henry Knowland and Thomas Westwood; John Everett; Robert Drummond and Ferdinando Shrimpton
Summary Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals was originally published in three volumes and sold by John Osborn on Paternoster Row. The volumes recount the lives, crimes and executions of eighteenth century lawbreakers. By '[setting] forth the entertainments of vice in their proper colours', the volumes were intended to provide a moral banister and reminder that, far from treading a glamorous road of pleasure, the path taken by a criminal was in fact a highway to the gallows. The original prefaces to the books, and the tales themselves, also provide invaluable insights into the
Notes Facsim. of ed. published: London : G. Routledge & Sons, 1927
Includes index
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Subject Criminals -- England -- History -- 16th century -- Biography.
Criminals -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Biography.
Criminals -- England -- History -- 18th century -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Hayward, Arthur Lawrence, 1885-1967.
ISBN 1136484728 (electronic bk.)
9781136484728 (electronic bk.)