Bloody British History: Peterborough

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 CAVELLThere 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

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  • Electronic book text | 192 pages
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • 0752483269
  • 9780752483269