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The Strange Case of James Carse and Horatio Nelson

Originally posted on unpublishedwriterblog:
“JAMES CARSE is indicted, for that he, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the Devil, on the 2nd day of December1787, in and upon…

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Bloody Code: reflecting on ten years of the Old Bailey Online and the digital futures of our criminal past

Originally posted on Early Modern Notes:
Talk given at Our Criminal Past: Digitisation, Social Media and Crime History Workshop, London Metropolitan Archives, 17 May 2013 My academic apprenticeship, in Aberystwyth, was spent engrossed in two things: first, early modern Welsh…

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Murder of a Ghost

By Paul Emanuelli, reposted with permission from unpublishedwriterblog. In the winter of 1803, everyone in Hammersmith had seen the white ghost, or knew someone who had. It haunted the churchyard and the narrow passage that ran into Black Lion Lane. Many … Continue reading

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