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Justin Champion rifles through the popular murder pamphlets of the Elizabethan era to find out about serial killers, murderers and executioners. Various moral panics during this period resulted in harsher sentencing - you could even be fined for swearing in public. And with no prison system, if found guilty, your fate was the scaffold. Justin visits Tyburn, one of the prime execution sites.

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Wed 26 Mar 2003 15:45

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