Launched into Eternity - 20 tales of Crime & Punishment in Derby & Derbyshire
Did you know that in Derbyshire a man executed his own brother and father to avoid his own death sentence?
Were you aware that Derbyshire had it's very own Noah, who built his very own ark on the River Derwent to hide his criminal activities?
Have you heard the tragic story of a young, blind woman who was burned at the stake because of her faith?
Or maybe you're not aware of how Derby's role in the Industrial Revolution includes the dark arts of industrial espionage and assassination?
Derbyshire has a long, and often brutal, history of crime and punishment spanning hundreds of years and this book contains twenty true stories from across those years.
- 72 Pages
- 21.59 x 27.94 cm