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By Geoffrey Abbott

ISBN-10: 1840243678

ISBN-13: 9781840243673

From the Yorkshire Witch who used to be accused of homicide whilst a potion for sturdy overall healthiness grew to become out to be deadly, to the girl who survived the gallows and took her empty coffin away along with her, this e-book includes macabre precise tales of achieved girls from all over the world.

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Put on trial, so overwhelming was the evidence produced against her that she was found guilty. Her sentence was read out to her; ‘Marie Madelaine d’Aubray, wife of the Marquis de Brinvilliers, is declared duly accused and convicted of having poisoned Maître Dreux d’Aubray, her father; Antoine d’Aubray, master of requests and civil lieutenant of the county of Paris; and Monsieur d’Aubray, councillor of the court, these being her two brothers; and also attempting the life of the late Thérèse d’Aubray, her sister.

In his report on prisons in Stockholm, he noted that Swedish executions are by the axe, and that women are decapitated on a scaffold, that structure afterwards being set alight at its four corners and consumed by the flames, together with the victim’s body. BROWNRIGG, Elizabeth (England) Hangman Thomas Turlis had a rewarding task, and the vast crowd were in full agreement with his actions, for once not abusing him too obscenely, when, on 14 September 1767, he 44 T HE U LTIMATE C OLLECTION OF G RISLY T ALES G ALLOWS , G UILLOTINE AND G AS C HAMBER FROM THE executed Elizabeth Brownrigg, a lady assuredly receiving everything she deserved!

Her final burial place, where she was interred ‘unbowelled, before necessary preservatives could be gotten’ is unknown, but the Convent of the Institute of Mary, near Micklegate Bar in York, reportedly the oldest existing foundation in England, possesses what is affirmed by constant oral tradition to be the severed hand of the ‘Pearl of York’. Originally it was preserved in a silken bag enclosed in a box and kept under the altar in the chapel until 1840, when Bishop Briggs, concerned by the absence of any authentication of its identity, ordered it to be removed.

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