1656: Joris Fonteyn, anatomized and painted 1913: Edward Hopwood, clumsy suicide

Daily Double: Century-Old English Legal Novelties

January 29th, 2013 Headsman

Hangings on consecutive dates in 1913 — neither a show-stopper on its own, but each with a curious legal twist — mark our next two dates.

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