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A Grim Almanac of York

By Alan Sharp

9780750960632

ISBN: 9780750960632

Published: 04-05-2015


A Grim Almanac of York

By Alan Sharp

ISBN: 9780750960632

Published: 04-05-2015

About This Book

This day-by-day account of gruesome tales from York’s past reveals the seedy underbelly of what was historically the most important city in the North. Inside these pages you will find true stories of murder and intrigue, battles and conspiracies, witches and religious martyrs, gruesome executions and horrible accidents. Read about Margaret Clitherow, tortured to death for her beliefs, Richard Scrope, the archbishop executed for treason, and of course the notorious highwayman Richard ‘Dick’ Turpin and his moonlight ride. If you have ever wondered what nasty goings-on occurred in the York of yesteryear, then read on … if you dare!

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