A Timeline of Capital Punishment

By Tim Lambert 1307 A mechanical beheading device is recorded in Dublin 1608 The first execution takes place in the North American colonies 1685 Alice Lisle becomes the last woman beheaded in Britain 1747 Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat becomes the last person beheaded on Tower Hill by the Tower of London 1790 In Britain, death… Continue reading A Timeline of Capital Punishment

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