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The day the king died : a terrible miscarriage of justice

Author: Jim Morris; Glyn Maddocks
Publisher: Hampshire, England : Waterside Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There was a quaint British convention under which executions were stopped and sentence commuted if scheduled to take place on the day the sovereign died. Alfred Moore was doubly unfortunate: still protesting his innocence he was on the scaffold an hour before the death of King George VI was announced.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morris, Jim.
Day the king died : a terrible miscarriage of justice.
Hampshire, England : Waterside Press, ©2015
viii, 9-239 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Morris; Glyn Maddocks
ISBN: 9781908162861 1908162864 9781908162878 1908162872
OCLC Number: 1018088222
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Front cover; Copyright and publication details; Contents; Acknowledgements; About the Author; The Author of the Foreword; Foreword; Introduction; Beginning; The Burglar; Police; Shooting; Police Constable Jagger; Arrest; Hospital; Identification; Police Evidence; Consistency; Family; Evidence; The Farm; Mistakes; Misdeeds; Doubt; Saturday Night; On Remand; The Trial; Defence Evidence; The Prosecution; The Defence; Withheld or Ignored Evidence; Some Thoughts on the Summing-up; The Run Up to the Appeal and its Aftermath; The Rest of February 1952 and On; Index Putting justice into words: Also from Waterside PressMurderers or Martyrs; The Cameo Conspiracy: A Shocking True Story ofMurder and Injustice; The Cardiff Five: Innocent Beyond Any Doubt; The Colour of Injustice: The Mysterious Murder of theDaughter of a High Court Judge; Rough Justice: Citizens' Experiences ofMistreatment and Injusticein the Early Stages of LawEnforcement; The First Miscarriage of Justice: The 'Unreported and Amazing'Case of Tony Stock; Back cover
Responsibility: Jim Morris ; with a foreword by Glyn Maddocks.

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There was a quaint British convention under which executions were stopped and sentence commuted if scheduled to take place on the day the sovereign died. Alfred Moore was doubly unfortunate: still protesting his innocence he was on the scaffold an hour before the death of King George VI was announced.

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