Bloody British History Chelmsford
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WITCHES, MARTYRS, BODYSNATCHERS, ZULUS and RIOTING PEASANTS! * The BLACK DEATH in Chelmsford! * The HORRIBLE true stories of the MOAT FARM MURDER and THE DEATH OF JAEL DENNY! * The terrible tragedy of the GREAT FLOOD of 1880! * The INCREDIBLE histories of HYLANDS HOUSE and BEAULIEU! * NAZI BOMBERS over CHELMSFORD! Chelmsford has one of the darkest histories on record. From the skeletons lying underneath the city - which include a woolly mammoth - to the executions of thieves, witches, martyrs and murderers at Chelmsford's gaol, this book will change the way you see the town forever. Robert the Bruce was most likely born here; Bloody Mary Tudor lived here; infamous murderers Samuel Dougal and Thomas Drory died here. Including more than sixty rare illustrations, plus an eight-page colour section, read it if you dare!show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 164 x 230 x 8mm | 258.55g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, black & white halftones, maps
  • 0752471155
  • 9780752471150

About Robert Hallmann

Robert Hallmann is a writer and professional photographer. His photographs have appeared in magazines, newspapers including the "Observer" and on the House of Commons' Christmas card. His previous volumes include "Essex: History You Can See" and "Essex Ghost Stories."show more

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