Bloody British History: Peterborough
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Bloody British History: Peterborough

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RAZED by VIKINGS! Deadly Danish assaults and demolitions NEOLITHIC MURDERS! The tragic tale of Britain's earliest recorded homicide! A DEADLY GAME of THRONES! The last remains of two royal victims in the Abbey MURDERED by the RIPPER! Was one of Jack the Ripper's victims from Peterborough? Find out inside! `I Can't Stop While There Are Lives to be Saved': The incredible story of BRITISH SPY NURSE EDITH CAVELL There is the darker side to Peterborough's history. All manner of incredible events have occurred in the city: Roman occupations; Saxon murders and miracles; riots and revolts; battles, diseases, disasters and plagues. Including more than 60 illustrations, and with the history of institutions such as the prisoner-of-war camps of the Napoleonic era and the slums and workhouses of the Victorian age, you'll never see the city in the same way again.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 160 x 232 x 10mm | 258.55g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0752482718
  • 9780752482712
  • 1,719,947

About Jean A. Hooper

Jean Hooperhas been a Blue Badge Guide for Peterborough for more than 20 years. She is qualified to lead tours both in the city itself and throughout the surrounding area. She is also a cathedral guide, and leads tours throughout the year. She lives in Peterborough."show more

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