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The Bloody Register: Crimes and Misdemeanors in the Eighteenth Century

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Part sensationalist crime literature, part police and witness reports, and part accounts of judicial proceedings, these four volumes were originally published in 1764 and cover over sixty years of crimes in England, from 1700 to 1764. It is a collection of the most remarkable trials for * murder * treason * rape * sodomy * highway robbery * piracy * house-breaking * perjury * forgery and other crimes and misdemeanors. Not only do the volumes make fascinating reading, they also give a remarkable insight into issues that are ...

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The Bloody Register: Crimes and Misdemeanors in the Eighteenth Century 1999, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415208932

Hardcover