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The life of Jack Sheppard, a notorious housebreaker & footpad : giving a full account of his various robberies, from his becoming connected with Edgworth Bees, James Sykes and other notorious characters, his daring attack on the beadle to rescue his mistress Edgworth Bees, daring robbery of Mr. Braines, Mr. Charles, and many others, committed with his mistress to the new prison, their astonishing escape therefrom, robbery of Mr. Burton, Mr. Kneebone, Mr. Pargiter and others, taken again and committed to Newgate, tried found guilty and received sentence of death, his wonderful escape from Newgate, although loaded with irons, which he saws off and takes a ramble through London with Edgworth Bess, retaken on Finchley Common, and conveyed again to Newgate, confined in the condemned hole, loaded with irons, and chained to the floor, removed to a stronger place in Newgate, called the castle from which place he escapes in the night-time, sends a letter to the keeper, and afterwards gets drinking freely from public-house to gin-shop, is again taken and brought back to Newgate, Hung at Tyburn, and buried in St. Martin's church-yard : to which is added his own account of his surprising escapes, &c., as he left in manuscript for publication. Preview this item
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The life of Jack Sheppard, a notorious housebreaker & footpad : giving a full account of his various robberies, from his becoming connected with Edgworth Bees, James Sykes and other notorious characters, his daring attack on the beadle to rescue his mistress Edgworth Bees, daring robbery of Mr. Braines, Mr. Charles, and many others, committed with his mistress to the new prison, their astonishing escape therefrom, robbery of Mr. Burton, Mr. Kneebone, Mr. Pargiter and others, taken again and committed to Newgate, tried found guilty and received sentence of death, his wonderful escape from Newgate, although loaded with irons, which he saws off and takes a ramble through London with Edgworth Bess, retaken on Finchley Common, and conveyed again to Newgate, confined in the condemned hole, loaded with irons, and chained to the floor, removed to a stronger place in Newgate, called the castle from which place he escapes in the night-time, sends a letter to the keeper, and afterwards gets drinking freely from public-house to gin-shop, is again taken and brought back to Newgate, Hung at Tyburn, and buried in St. Martin's church-yard : to which is added his own account of his surprising escapes, &c., as he left in manuscript for publication.

Author: Jack Sheppard
Publisher: London : Printed by W. Lewis, 1829.
Series: Making of Modern Law : Trials, 1600-1926.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Allman's edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Jack Sheppard
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Sheppard
OCLC Number: 506045048
Notes: Reproduction of the original from Harvard Law School Library.
Description: 1 online resource (28 p.)
Series Title: Making of Modern Law : Trials, 1600-1926.
Other Titles: Life of Jack Sheppard, a notorious housebreaker and footpad

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