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Punishments of former days

Author: Ernest W Pettifer
Publisher: Winchester : Waterside, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Covers a range of historic punishments from outlawry to the ducking stool, the pillory, stocks and whirligig to the branding iron and scold's bridle. This book transports readers to a time when  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest W Pettifer
ISBN: 1872870058 9781872870052
OCLC Number: 26765032
Notes: Originally published: 1939.
Description: 175 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Crime and Punishment in the 18th centuryPrisons in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuriesChildren and PunishmentsOutlawryThe OrdealBenefit of ClergySanctuaryA Yorkshire SanctuaryDeodandsThe Gallows and the GibbetHanging at TyburnThe PilloryThe StocksThe Ducking StoolWhippingMutilationBurning to DeathTorturePeine Forte et Dure (Pressing to Death)The Branding IronThe Scold's Bridle or BrankBody IronsPunishments in a Yorkshire TownTransportationThe Treadmill, the Crank, and Shot-drillOakum-pickingMiscellaneous Punishments- Boiling to Death - Englishry - Fines - Forfeitures - Penance - The Picket and Whirligig - Riding the StangBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: by Ernest W. Pettifer.

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