Aumentar la imagen. If you are looking for a detailed, accurate and in-depth look at John George Haigh and his crimes, following through to his capture, trial and execution, this is the book for you.
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He has even been proposed as the most evil Briton of the eighteenth century. Jonathan Oates, in this perceptive investigation of the man and his notorious career, seeks to answer this question. He looks dispassionately at Cumberland's character and at his record as a soldier, in particular at this behavior towards enemy wounded and prisoners. He analyses the rules of war as they were understood and applied in the eighteenth century.
Author battles to clear 'butcher of Culloden'
And he watches Cumberland closely through the entire course of the '45 campaign, from the retreat of the rebels across northern England to the Highlands, through Battle of Culloden and on into the bloodstained suppression that followed. A thorough and impressive work that contributes much to our knowledge of the ' Product Details About the Author.
He is also an authority on the Jacobite rebellions of and and recently published "Sweet William or The Butcher? The Duke of Cumberland and the '45".
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- ISBN 13: 9781844157549.
- Manipulatorpraxis: Manuell geführte Handhabungssysteme (German Edition).
- Culloden: Portrait of the Duke of Cumberland!
- Sweet William or the Butcher?: The Duke of Cumberland and the '45;
- The Silver Locket.
The serjeant had informed Mr Jones that they were marching against the rebels, and expected to be commanded by the glorious Duke of Cumberland. By which the reader may perceive a circumstance which we have not thought necessary to communicate before that this was the very time when the late rebellion was at the highest; and indeed the banditti were now marched into England, intending, as it was thought, to fight the king's forces, and to attempt pushing forward to the metropolis.
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