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ISBN:
1904153038
Author:
Travis Elborough
Category:
Geography & Cultures
Language:
English
Publisher:
Tempus (April 1, 2002)
Pages:
96 pages
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1866 kb
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Why was beheading the punishment of choice for royalty - and was Henry VIII addicted to it? With some famous victims - Anne Boleyn, Charles I, William Wallace - and some famous places - The Tower, Newgate Prison - this book immerses you in the history of London's crime and punishment.

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The London Dungeon is a tourist attraction along London's South Bank, England, which recreates various gory and macabre historical events in a gallows humour style. It uses a mixture of live actors, special effects and rides. The London Dungeon was opened in 1974 by Annabel Geddes. The attraction was originally a wax exhibition of gory and macabre history, comprising themed tableaux under the Tooley Street arches

Travis Elborough (born 1971, Worthing, Sussex, England) is the British author of The Bus We Loved: London's Affair With the AEC Routemaster (Granta Books, 2005).

Travis Elborough (born 1971, Worthing, Sussex, England) is the British author of The Bus We Loved: London's Affair With the AEC Routemaster (Granta Books, 2005); The Long-Player Goodbye: The Album From vinyl To iPod And Back Again (Sceptre 2008); and Wish You Were Here - England on Sea (Sceptre 2010) and A Walk in the Park (Jonathan Cape, 2016).

London has played host to many traitors to the Crownsome bad, some perhaps not so badas well as rebels and turncoats who had to break the laws of their day to get a better life. Read, amongst many stories of rebellion, about the Gunpowder Plot, the execution of Charles I, the dim duke and his rubbish plots to seize the throne, the conspiracies against Elizabeth I, the grandmother of Girl Power, and the riots for the right to vote. товар 1 Rebels, Traitors and Turncoats of London (Of London series) By Travis Elborough -Rebels, Traitors and Turncoats of London (Of London series) By Travis Elborough. 209,42 RUB. Бесплатная доставка.

Why was beheading the punishment of choice for royalty—and was Henry VIII addicted to it? When was the first police force created? In no other area of history have people been more inventive than in thinking up punishments for their enemies, and in no other city has it been more in evidence. With some famous victims—Anne Boleyn, Charles I, William Wallace—and some famous places—the Tower, Newgate Prison, the Clink—this book immerses you in the history of London’s crime and punishment.