British triple murderer executed in March 1733, sketched by William Hogarth as she was waiting her execution.
Probably the youngest female to be legally executed in England, in 1546.
French Catholic midwife burnt at the stake in 1688 in London for the murder of her abusive husband.
18th-century murderer who tortured one of her young domestic servants to death.
Ten Scottish cottars who were imprisoned in 1908 after illegally setting up homes on the small Hebridean island of Vatersay.
Genre of publications chronicling the crimes and punishments of notorious criminals.
The last woman in England to have been sentenced to be burnt at the stake.
Redirected to Tottenham Outrage.
Armed robbery in Tottenham, North London on 23 January 1909.
Chaplain of Newgate Prison and author of criminal biographies, the most important of which is that of Elizabeth Sawyer.