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The world has known many different types of clubs. In todays episode we dive in for a look at a few of these. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast buy me a beer on ko-fi.com/historicalcrimespodcast The history of the london clubs, Edward ward. London 1709 patrickspedding.blogspot.com/2009/08/english-aphrodites-part-1.html https://ww…
 
During WW2 the Allies devised an incredible plan to fool German Intelligence into thinking they would invade Greece instead of Italy. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com Operation mincemeat, Ben Macintrye, Bloomsbury books, 2016 Deadly Deception, Denis Smyth, OUP Oxford, 2010 militarywiki…
 
In 1605 a plot to blow up the houses of parliament was thwarted and the Catholic conspirators executed. *apologies for the sound recording in this episode. I had problems with my microphone twitter: the historical crimes podcast www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/evolu tionofparliament/parliamentaryauthority/the-gu npowder-plot-of-1605/ www.hi…
 
We have some curiously named pubs in the UK and the world. Many have interesting stories and today we will look at a few. Twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast heritagecalling.com/2020/06/24/11-listed-pubs-with-fascinating-histories/ www.rte.ie/lifestyle/travel/2020/0824/1160911-some-of-the-most-remarkable-irish-pubs-from-around-the-…
 
A chess Computer beat both Nopoleon and Benjamin Franklin....in todays episode, hear the story! Email: the historical crimes and criminals podcast ko-fi.com/historicalcrimespodcast www.chessequipments.com/history-of-chess/ users.adam.com.au/bstett//SkepticsTurk104.htm www.ststworld.com/the-turk/ www.chesshistory.com/winter/extra/murder.html www.the…
 
Wife selling was once a very common practice. In todays episode we will look at some of these stories. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com buy me a coffee: ko-fi.com/historicalcrimespodcast Thompson, E. P. (1991), "The Selling of Wives", Customs in Common, Merlin Press Ackroyd, Peter lond…
 
In Victoria era Britain a court case divided opinions like no other: it was a case of a Baronet thought lost at sea returned to claim his title and estate. in the second part, we look at the court cases ensuring. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast buy me a coffee: ko-fi.com/historicalcrimespodcast…
 
In Victorian era Britain a court case divided opinions like no other: it was a case of a Baronet thought missing at sea returned to claim his title and estate. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com www.sl.nsw.gov.au/stories/tichborne-case-victorian-melodrama brightonmuseums.org.uk/discover/…
 
In the northeast of England there is a town best known for one infamous event. During the Napoleonic wars they hanged a Monkey, mistaking it for a Frenchman. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast www.thisishartlepool.co.uk/history/thehartlepoolmonkey.asp thehobbledehoy.com/2019/03/03/the-hanging-of-the-hartlepool-monkey/ www.pdsa.org…
 
In the village of Oddingley, the finding of a body led to the solving of a previous murder almost 25 years previously. twitter: the historical crimes podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com www.telegraph.co.uk/only-in-britain/strange-british-laws/ www.mysteriesofmercia.com/post/the-tithe-system-oddingley www.wikiwand.com/en/The_Oddingle…
 
Many British pub names have curious stories behind their names....in todays episode we look at a few of these. twitter: the historical crimes podcast. email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com Decharne Max: Capital crimes, seven centuries of London life and murder, London, Random house, 2012 lookup.london/weird-london-pub-names/ getoutside.ordnan…
 
During WW2 a Dutch Artist sold a forgery to the Nazi Party. In todays episode we look at the forger Han Van Meegeren and his legacy. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast Email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com allthatsinteresting.com/lee-israel-true-story www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11415893/Lee-Israel-literary-forger-ob…
 
The Olympics have seen many strange events over the years, including Art. In todays episode we look at a few. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com ko-fi.com/thehistoricalcrimespodcast www.dailymail.co.uk/home/moslive/article-2169255/Dirtiest-Olympics-race-history-1988s-100m-final-year-ster…
 
We have grown up loving any number of fictional characters and animals. Many of them have their origins in real people. In todays episode we will look at a few. *please note I made an error in recording( don’t record 4 episodes in a row) naming CS Lewis as the author of Alice in Wonderland instead of Lewis Carroll. Apologies S twitter: the historic…
 
Paris has always been a magnet for foreigners. In todays episode we will look back at 20th century Paris with stories of literature, crime, lesbians and jazz. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com ko-fi.com/historicalcrimespodcast theculturetrip.com/europe/france/paris/articles/gay-paris-20…
 
Out of the top 3 Serial killers in the UK, 2 are women. Mary Ann Cotton is Britains 3rd most prolific with a suspected 21 kills. Twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com ko-fi.com/historicalcrimespodcast www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/Mary_Ann_Cotton.html www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/history/who-…
 
It is argued by some Historian and disputed by others that a sandwich played its part in starting one of the biggest conflicts the world has ever witnessed. Twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com ko-fi.com/historicalcrimespodcast www.historic-uk.com/cultureuk/the-cornish-pasty/ justfunfact.c…
 
In 1927 a murder took place that would inspire the book and famous film, Double Indemnity. The case also involved a secret camera taking a famous photo of the moment of execution by electrocution. In todays episode we look at the case of Ruth Synder. see the photo on the twitter page. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: theh…
 
In 2019 a Victorian book called 'The Swells night time guide through the Metropolis' was sold for £4000 at Auction. it was a Victorian Guide for young men finding sexual adventures in London. email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast ko-fi.com/historicacrimespodcast www.birminghammail.co.uk/new…
 
In 1971, a Bank Robbery directly inspired by a Sherlock Holmes Short story took place on exactly the same street where the great fictional Detective had lived. pictures on the twitter page: the historical crimes and criminals podcast *Aplogies for the mispronunciation of John Bindon's name...slight tongue slip! www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/bank-jo…
 
London in 1944 found an American GI and a British woman go on a 6 day crime spree influenced by Gangster movies. see the photographs on- Twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast www.military.com/undertheradar/2017/10/british-crime-boom-world-war-two Arnold, Catharine, Underworld London, Simon and Schuster, London, 2012 www.historyextra.…
 
On December 15th, 1927 a man walked into a School in Los Angeles and abducted a 12 year old child. The sensational case made worldwide headlines for the brutal subsequent events. pictures on twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2001-feb-04-me-21037-story.html horrorhistory.net/2017/12/17/girl-murdered…
 
In 1875 a case would cause the world of the Chimney Sweeps to change forever. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com victorian-era.org/chimney-sweepers-of-the-victorian-era.html jandarbardaily.com/journal/f3a9cc-how-much-did-victorian-chimney-sweeps-get-paid www.ranker.com/list/victorian-chi…
 
In 1858, over 200 people were poisoned when a bag of Arsenic was accidentally mixed with their sweet mixture. The resulting case would help change the law in the UK. please subscribe to the podcast, leave a review tell your friends and social media outlets. twitter: thehistoricalcrimesandcriminalspodcast recipespastandpresent.org.uk/tradsweets2.php…
 
In Post war a killer was on the loose with multiple guns, including Machine guns. this is the story of Erwin 'Machine gun' Walker. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com derangedlacrimes.com/?tag=erwin-machine-gun- walker military.wikia.org/wiki/Erwin_Walker…
 
In 1857 Londoners were treated to a Bizarre spectacle....a Tiger walking down a street with a crying boy in its jaws. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2537568/Harrods-pet-shop-sold-alligators-lions-baby-elephant-Ronald-Reagan-set-close-100-years.html www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1313816/The-p…
 
Coin clipping for Centuries was a capital crime, but it didn't stop what was a lucrative business. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com www.cam.ac.uk/research/features/naughty-money-clippers-and-coiners-in-16th-century-england https://www.haaretz.com/jewish/.premium-1278-all-english-jews-a…
 
In the first of a 3 part trilogy of seperate crime stories from Los Angeles we will look at the life, crimes and execution of Barbara Graham. Many thanks to Katja Anderson for writing this story. Find more of Katja's work: Blog: missnightterrors.wordpress.com twitter: missnightterrors For pictures from todays episode see the twitter page: the histo…
 
In 1814, a Tsunami of Beer hit central London killing 8 people.... Twitter: the Historical crimes and criminals podcast https://www.anchorbrewing.com/blog/much-ado-about-small-beer/ https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_beer www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow/snowcricketarticle.html https://www.history.com/news/london-beer-flood https://www.allinlondon.co.uk…
 
In todays episode we travel back to the London in the Elizabethan era (1558-1603) for a snapshot of London life. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast Many thanks to Professor Eric Rasmussen and Dr Ian DeJong for their article and source for this episode: www.bl.uk/shakespeare/articles/shakespeares-london…
 
In 1965 a Morbidly obese Scottish man went to hospital to lose weight: his subsequent fast was over 1 year with no solid food. This is the incredible true story of Angus Barbieri. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast www.diabetes.co.uk/blog/2018/02/story-angus-barbieri-went-382-days-without-eating/ www.sciencealert.com/fasting-could…
 
Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck used lonelyheart ads to find victims in 1940’s America.twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcastemail: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.comwww.express.co.uk/expressyourself/301806/History-of-the-lonely-heartsblog.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/2015/02/13/6-terrible-love-tips-from-historys-lonely-hearts/de…
 
In 1941, Due to the War, Whisky was in short supply. For the islanders of Eriskay the ship that had shipwrecked on their island must have been a dream. It contained over 250,000 bottles of Whisky. This is the true story of Whisky Galore. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast www.isle-of-south-uist.co.uk/isle-of-eriskay/whisky-galore-…
 
In 1923, Susan Newell was the last woman hanged in Scotland. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast. www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/the-devil-woman-who-killed-paper-984 113murderousmonday.blogspot.com/2012/06/www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/susan.html www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/susan.html oldappin.com/susan-mcallister-hung-for-…
 
Immurement from the Latin means 'Walled in'. It has been used as a historical punishment. Twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com www.sacred-texts.com/ame/cig/cig06.htm allthatsinteresting.com/immurement-history en.my-greenday.de/3841210/1/immurement.html en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immurement ww…
 
In post War USA an American woman of Japanese descent was tried for Treason. This is the Story of Iva Toguri aka Tokyo Rose Twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast Email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com www.fbi.gov/history/famous-cases/iva-toguri-daquino- and-tokyo-rose www.history.com/news/6-world-war-ii-propaganda-bro adcasters…
 
In the 18th century, homosexual men would meet in Molly houses: but participating in sexual acts was against the law and you could be Hanged. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast Rictor Norton. "The Gay Subculture in Early Eighteenth-Century London". Homosexuality in Eighteenth-Century England: A Sourcebook. Retrieved 9 November 201…
 
In the Early 1960's a sexual affair rocked politics and threatened to overthrow the Government ...this would be known as the Profumo affair. pictures on twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast www.historyextra.com/period/20th-century/real-h istory-profumo-affair-christine-keeler-who-what- happened/ www.historyhit.com/the-scandal-that-r…
 
In the Early 20th century a burglar perpetrated robberies for over 15 years....he became an infamous cult figure email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast Https:www.dailymail.co.uk/females/article-3222439/the-secret-scotland-yard-s-black-museum-Dr Crippen-s-crumpled-pyjamas-revolver-sent-Ruth-E…
 
In a new Series of Episodes we will look at some cases that caused changes to the Judicial system. Email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast www.julianburnside.com.au/the-adolf-beck-case Historybytheyard.co.uk/adolf_beck.htm www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/the_strange-Case_of_Adolf_beck hht…
 
Samuel Upham destabilised the confederate currency during the American Civil war. Twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast Thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/silent-crimes/samuel-curtis-upham/ sierrasmissionburrito.com/samuel-upham-the-counterfeiter-who-helped-win-the-civil-war/ https://en.m.wikipedia…
 
Cockfighting and bloodsports have always been popular in Britain. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com metro.co.uk/2017/11/16/cockfighting-gang-guilty-after-detectives-found-blood-stained-fighting-pit-7085701/ allthatsinteresting.com/animal-blood-sports#15 georgianlondon.com/post/494612765…
 
Edward Dando was a criminal, but one of those unique criminals who endear themselves to public sentiment. Twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast Many Thanks to the Poet Luke Wright for kind permission to use 'The Ballard of Edward Dando' in this episode twitter: Luke Wright www.lukewrightpoet.bigcartel.com http://londnr.com/forgotten-…
 
In 1942 a burnt body was found in a bombed church in South London. It turned out to be anything but a bomb victim. a bonus lockdown episode this week pictures on twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast Many thanks to Dr Amy Bell www.amyhelenbell.com www.utpjournals.press/doi/pdf/10.3138/cbmh.29.2.265 www.historyextra.com/period/second-…
 
a lockdown bonus episode this week The world has known some brutal punishments for crimes. In todays episode we look at some of these Twitter: the historical crimes podcast www.toptenz.net/10horrifying-and-cringeworthy-corporal-punishments.php list verse.com/2016/03/27/10-forgotten-and-intruiging-punishments-from-history/ www.mentalfloss/article/63…
 
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