Famous London Cases
True Crime 2010
Hardback 170pp Illustrated
9781845631116   Product Code: 20102
John J Eddleston tells the stories of 25 women who committed crimes including forgery, theft, rioting and murder, in and around London. The cases range from Catherine Hayes, burnt alive for murdering her husband in 1726, to Ruth Ellis who was found guilty of murder and hanged amid great controversy in 1955 - she was the last woman to be executed in the United Kingdom.