Editor of the “pioneering women’s periodical” Shafts from 1892 until 1899.
Woman arrested on suspicion of witchcraft in Rothenburg in 1652, who despite being tortured, vigorously protested her innocence
Oil painting by John William Waterhouse
English music-hall comedian and singer, whose recording popularised the song “I do like to be beside the Seaside”.
A malevolent Shetland monster in the form of a large fish.
Property developer whose work with Daniel Adamson and others led to the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal, completed in 1894.
18th-century English cook, author of The British Housewife.
Poisoner and thief whose most audacious hoax was The Prophet Hen of Leeds.
18th-century writer on cookery and confectionery, author of Mrs Mary Eales’s Receipts (1718)
Redirected to Whole trial and examination of Mrs. Mary Hicks and her daughter Elizabeth.