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100 1  McKenzie, Andrea Katherine,|d1967-|0
245 10 Tyburn's martyrs :|bexecution in England, 1675-1775 /
       |cAndrea McKenzie. 
264  1 London ;|aNew York :|bHambledon Continuum,|c2007. 
300    xx, 316 pages :|billustrations ;|c24 cm 
336    text|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|2rdamedia 
338    volume|2rdacarrier 
500    Formerly CIP.|5Uk. 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-301) and 
505 0  1. From Newgate to Tyburn: Setting the Stage -- Execution,
       discretion and the 'Bloody Code' -- The Tyburn procession 
       and execution ritual -- Tyburn Fair: mythology and 
       historiography -- 2. From the Gallows to Grub Street: Last
       Dying Speeches and Criminal 'Lives' -- Origins of printed 
       last dying speeches -- Literacy in early modern England --
       The market for criminal 'lives' and confessions -- 3. 
       Everyman and the gallows: contemporary explanations for 
       criminality -- The slippery slope -- 'Guilt is the 
       offspring of the heart': nurture versus nature -- Excuses:
       mental incapacity, necessity, gender, youth -- The decline
       of the criminal as 'everyman' -- 4. Highwaymen Lives: 
       Social Critique and the Criminal -- The criminal as a 
       vehicle for social satire -- Criminal celebrities -- The 
       decline of the highwayman tradition -- 5. The Ordinary's 
       Account: Confession and the Criminal -- The Ordinary: 
       question-monger or plain dealer? -- The uses of a 'free, 
       full and ingenuous confession' -- The decline of the 
       Account -- 6. Dying Well: Martyrs and Penitents -- Dying 
       in charity with all the world -- Religion in Newgate -- 
       Methodism and the decline of the Account -- 7. Dying Game:
       Bridegrooms and Highwaymen -- Dying like a man -- False 
       courage and Christian courage: changing sensibilities -- 
       Weddings and hangings -- 8. God's Tribunal: Providential 
       Discoveries and Ordeals -- Man's justice and God's justice
       -- Calling God to witness: sacred oaths and signs -- The 
       meaning of suffering -- 9. Conclusion: The Adjournment of 
       God's Tribunal? -- App. A. The Ordinary's Account -- App. 
       B. Ordinaries of Newgate, 1676-1799. 
520 1  "The public execution at Tyburn is one of the most 
       evocative and familiar of all eighteenth-century images. 
       Whether it elicits horror or prurient fascination - or 
       both - the Tyburn hanging day has become synonymous with 
       the brutality of a bygone age and a legal system which 
       valued property over human life. But, as this fascinating 
       cultural and social history of the gallows reveals, the 
       early modern execution was far more than just a debased 
       spectator sport. The period between the Restoration and 
       the American Revolution witnessed the rise and fall of a 
       vast body of execution literature - last dying speeches 
       and confessions, criminal trials and biographies - 
       featuring the criminal as an Everyman (or Everywoman) 
       holding up a mirror to the sins of his readers. The 
       popularity of such publications reflected the widespread, 
       and persistent, belief in the gallows as a literal preview
       of 'God's Tribunal': a sacred space in which solemn oaths,
       supernatural signs and, above all, courage, could trump 
       the rulings of the secular courts. Here the condemned 
       traitor, "game" highwayman, or model penitent could 
       proclaim not only his or her innocence of a specific crime,
       but raise larger questions of relative societal guilt and 
       social justice by invoking the disparity between man's 
       justice and God's."--BOOK JACKET. 
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