|Bloody Britain: A history of Murder, Mayhem and Massacre:
ISBN 0 7495 3494 X
AA publishing 2002
At last a book that focuses on the historic details you really want to know about the gory bits!
In every part of Britain, in some place at some time a bloody event, a murder, a massacre or an outbreak of fatal pestilence has taken place-some notorious, some known only in local legend. In this popular location-based exploration of Britains bloody past, you can pinpoint the violent events and terrible disasters that simultaneously fascinate and revolt us all.
Lively accounts of rituals, martyrs, murders, battles , hangings, piracy, punishments, trail by ordeal and witch burnings across the country bring Britains bloodstained landscape to life. Events to national importance and local history combine in one chilling volume to give a full and flesh-crawling picture of our barbaric past.
Foreword by Tony