'A lasting and salutary warning': incendiarism, rural order and England's last scene of crime execution

Poole, S. (2008) 'A lasting and salutary warning': incendiarism, rural order and England's last scene of crime execution. Rural History, 19 (2). pp. 163-177. ISSN 0956-7933

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Abstract

A study of the last crime scene execution under English law, at Kenn, Somerset in 1830, in which three agricultural labourers were hanged on a makeshift gallows for incendiarism.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:This article © Cambridge University Press 2008
Uncontrolled Keywords:agricultural labourers, rural protest, Somerset, Kenn, incendiarism, execution, cider, hanging
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > Department of Arts and Cultural Industries
ID Code:11681
Deposited By: Dr S. Poole
Deposited On:10 Nov 2010 13:46
Last Modified:12 Aug 2013 14:14

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