Fascinating People, Fascinating Places

Fascinating People, Fascinating Places


The Bloody Code : British Crime and Punishment (Part One)

July 01, 2022

In the 18th and 19th centuries, Britons were subject to a penal system including up to 220 crimes punishable by death. These offences ranged from murder to theft, from arson to wearing blackface while poaching. Even young children, were subject to these d