Tudor Murder Files

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    In the Tudor age the murder rate was five times higher than it is today. Now, in this unique true crime guide, the Tudor Murder Files reveals just how bloody and brutal this fascinating era really was. From the dark days of Henry VIII to the turbulent times of Shakespeare, James Moore's new book is the first to chart the period's most gripping murder cases in all their grizzly detail. Featuring tales of domestic slaughter, sexual intrigue and cunning assassinations, as well as murder mysteries worthy of Agatha Christie, the book vividly brings to life the violent crime wave that gripped the 16th century both at home and abroad. Enter a world in which stabbings were rife, guns were used to kill victims for the first time and in which culprits frequently escaped justice. The book also reveals just how severe some of the penalties could be, with gruesome punishments for those who dared to commit the gravest of crimes. Discover how one murderer was gruesomely 'pressed to death', another boiled alive for poisoning his victims.

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    Number of Pages: 207
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781473857032
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    Listed in: True crime, Social & cultural history
    Publisher: Pen & Sword History

    Books by James Moore

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    RRP: £14.99

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