Life, Trial and Execution of William Crouch, for the Murder of h
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Execution broadside printed with an account of the crime, trial and execution of William Crouch who was convicted at the Old Bailey of the murder of his wife Frances Elizabeth Crouch. The broadside, printed by Paul, includes woodcut engravings depicting the execution gallows and the murderer writing a letter in his cell. It also includes a transcript of the dying confessional letter written by Crouch to his Father, begging forgiveness. The crime that took place in Marylebone is also recounted in verse. Crouch was hung at Newgate on 27th Mary 1844.
1844 AD - 1844 AD