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The Tudor Murder Files
The Tudor Murder Files | James Moore
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In the Tudor age the murder rate was five times higher than it is today. Now, in this unique true crime guide, the Tudor Murder Files reveals just how bloody and brutal this fascinating era really was. From the dark days of Henry VIII to the turbulent times of Shakespeare, James Moores new book is the first to chart the periods most gripping murder cases in all their grizzly detail. Featuring tales of domestic slaughter, sexual intrigue and cunning assassinations, as well as murder mysteries worthy of Agatha Christie, the book vividly brings to life the violent crime wave that gripped the 16th century both at home and abroad. Enter a world in which stabbings were rife, guns were used to kill victims for the first time and in which culprits frequently escaped justice. The book also reveals just how severe some of the penalties could be, with gruesome punishments for those who dared to commit the gravest of crimes. Discover how one murderer was gruesomely pressed to death, another boiled alive for poisoning his victims and meet some of historys most notorious serial killers, including one considered so barbaric she was labelled a vampire.
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A look at murders and methods of murders from the Tudor time.

This was an interesting look at some of the murders committed during the tudor times. It also includes a look at the various methods used to execute people. Short entries for each case but with enough detail to understand it.

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Yesterday's total was for okay. Today I'm feeling a bit under the weather (such a British term) so thinking it's time for chocolate. Heres to day 2 of #MrBook1inaMillion #litsypartyofone #24B4Monday
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cleoh Is “under the weather” a British thing?? I say it all the time and I live in Canada! Hope you feel better! (edited) 3mo
Andrew65 The perfect combination, hope you‘re feeling better soon. 3mo
kezzlou85 @cleoh I think it originally came from sailors at sea. Not sure if it actually British but it's definitely said a lot around here. Thank you. 3mo
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kezzlou85 @Andrew65 thank you. 3mo
cleoh @kezzlou85 oh interesting, I didn‘t know that! 💕 3mo
kezzlou85 @cleoh one of those random facts something to do with them being literally under the weather. 3mo
jb72 Chocolate makes everything better. 3mo
kezzlou85 @jb72 it really does. 3mo
Clwojick @cleoh I second that! Also from Canada, and we use that a lot in my city. 3mo
cleoh @Clwojick maybe it‘s a regional thing?? I grew up in BC and it‘s very common place there (edited) 3mo
MrBook Aww, hope you‘re feeling better. That time is wonderful!!! 🤗 (edited) 3mo
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