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Tag Archives: “Notable British Trials” Horace Bleackley S.M. Ellis (1736)

ENJOYING CRIME CLASSICS, OBSESSIVELY PART 3

WE LEFT ANTIHERO Jack Sheppard on an adjacent rooftop after his escape from Newgate Prison. Today in Part 3, his adventure continues with differing accounts of what happened next. Either … Continue reading

February 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

ENJOYING CRIME CLASSICS, OBSESSIVELY PART 2

YESTERDAY IN Part 1, 18th-century antihero Jack Sheppard freed his moll Edgworth Bess from the St. Giles’ Bound-house lockup. Today at SimanaitisSays, we find the couple living something resembling an … Continue reading

February 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

ENJOYING CRIME CLASSICS, OBSESSIVELY PART 1

THIS ALL STARTED with a Crime Classics program on Sirius XM’s “Radio Classics.” I am prompted to share “The Incredible History of John Sheppard” here at SimanaitisSays in Part 1 … Continue reading

February 9, 2019 · Leave a comment