The resource site for the history of
death penalty in Britain.
Execution methods explained.
Listing of all U.K.
executions from 1735 - 1964.
Places of execution
Individual capital cases examined.
Histories of English “hanging” prisons.
The death penalty in the USA and other
Monthly worldwide execution update
New for August
2015 - Rainey Bethea - the last public
hanging in the USA.
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Capital punishment in the 18th & 19th