Newgate: Londons Prototype of Hell - Stephen Halliday

Newgate: Londons Prototype of Hell

Stephen Halliday

Book Summary

There have been more prisons in London than in any other European city. Of these, Newgate was the largest, most notorious, and worst. Built during the 12th century, it became a legendary place�the inspiration of more poems, plays, and novels than any other building in London. It was a place of cruelty and wretchedness, at various times holding Dick Turpin, Titus Oates, Dan

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