The 1858 Bradford sweets poisoning was the arsenic poisoning of more than 200 people in Bradford, England, when sweets accidentally made with arsenic were sold from a market stall in the town.
Comedic music hall-song first performed by Harry Champion in 1915, about the types of food preferred by the cockney working classes.
Act of Parliament introduced to curb excessive Protestant reform and to impose religious conformity.
One of the Acts of Parliament collectively known as the Elizabethan Religious Settlement. It introduced a Common Book of Prayer, and obliged everyone to attend their parish church every Sunday and on holy days. Those who refused were known as recusants.
Adele Meyer, Lady Meyer, (1862/3–1930) was an English socialite, social reformer, philanthopist and suffragist.
English hangman who executed between 435 and 600 people in a 25-year career that ended in 1956.
Probably the youngest female to be legally executed in England, in 1546.
Edinburgh merchant and property investor convicted of murdering her son-in-law in 1535.
Act of Parliament intended to increase the number or corpses available for dissection by medical students.
Ancient or ancient ecclesiastical parishes encompassed groups of villages and hamlets and their adjacent lands, over which a clergyman had jurisdiction.