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Murder at the inn : a criminal history of Britain's pubs and hotels

Author: James Moore
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In which pub did the Krays murder George Cornell and so achieve notoriety as Britain's most feared gangsters? Where is the hostelry in which Jack the Ripper's victims drank? How did Burke and Hare befriend their victims in a Scottish watering hole before luring them to their deaths? What is the name of the pub where the Lord Lucan mystery first came to light? And how did a pub become the scene of the murder that led  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Moore, James.
Murder at the Inn : A Criminal History of Britain's Pubs and Hotels.
New York : The History Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Moore
ISBN: 9780750963336 0750963336
OCLC Number: 904142010
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title; Acknowledgements; Contents; Introduction; Part One: A Drinker's Guide to Crime; 1 Homicide and the Hostelry; 2 Murderous Landlords; 3 Hold-Ups, Hideouts and Heists; 4 Plots, Riots and Rebellions; 5 Bodies in the Bar, Post-mortems and Inquests; 6 Courtrooms and Prisons; 7 Inns and Executions; 8 Landlords and Hangmen; 9 Signs of the Crimes; 10 Policing the Pub; 11 Catch Them While you can; Part Two: The Cases; 1 Golden Age of the Scoundrel: 1600-1700s; 2 From Georgian Dramas to Victorian Scandals: 1800s; 3 Murder Most Modern: 1900s; Select Bibliography; Copyright.
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