Chaplain of Newgate Prison and author of criminal biographies, the most important of which is that of Elizabeth Sawyer.
A 14th-century armed group that flourished in the North Midlands of England, led by James Coterel.
The Great Gold robbery of 1855 occurred when a routine shipment of gold bullion and coins was stolen from a train in transit between London Bridge and Folkestone, on its way to Paris.
Redirected to Mary Bateman.
Poisoner and thief whose most audacious hoax was The Prophet Hen of Leeds.
16th-century Scottish woman convicted of the murder of her first husband, Alexander Cant.
Edinburgh merchant and property investor convicted of murdering her son-in-law in 1535.
Margaret Clap, also know as Mother Clap, was the owner with her husband of a notorious molly house in 18th-century London.
Jack Sheppard (1702–1724) was a notorious thief in early 18th-century London, wildly popular with the poorer classes.
Whipping Tom was the name given to two sex offenders, one in London and the other in the nearby village of Hackney, active in 1681 and 1712 respectively.