The historical crimes and criminals podcast

a podcast looking back at historical crimes, criminals and social stories that created the world we now live!

https://anchor.fm/steven-connelly

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 18m. Bisher sind 33 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 hours 50 minutes

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episode 12: Molly Houses


In the 18th century, homosexual men would meet in Molly houses: but participating in sexual acts was against the law and you could be Hanged.






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Rictor Norton. "The Gay Subculture in Early Eighteenth-Century London". Homosexuality in Eighteenth-Century England: A Sourcebook. Retrieved 9 November 2015.

www.prisonersofeternity.co...


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episode 11: The Profumo Affair


In the Early 1960's a sexual affair rocked politics and threatened to overthrow the Government ...this would be known as the Profumo affair.




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www.historyextra.com/period/20th-century/real-h istory-profumo-affair-christine-keeler-who-what- happened/

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episode 10: Flannelfoot the Burglar


In the Early 20th century a burglar perpetrated robberies for over 15 years....he became an infamous cult figure




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Https:www.dailymail.co...


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episode 9: Cases that changed the Law: Adolf Beck


In a new Series of Episodes we will look at some cases that caused changes to the Judicial system.




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www.julianburnside.com.au/the-adolf-beck-case

Historybytheyard.co.uk/adolf_beck.htm

www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/the_strange-Case_of_Adolf_beck

hhtps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_Beck_Case


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episode 8: Samuel Upham; An uncivil Civil war counterfeiter


Samuel Upham destabilised the confederate currency during the American Civil war.




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www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/silent-crimes/samuel-curtis-upham/

sierrasmissionburrito.com/samuel-upham-the-counterfeiter-who-helped-win-the-civil-war/

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_C...


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episode 7: Cockfighting and historical bloodsports


Cockfighting and bloodsports have always been popular in Britain.




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metro.co.uk/2017/11/16/cockfighting-gang-guilty-after-detectives-found-blood-stained-fighting-pit-7085701/

allthatsinteresting.com/animal-blood-sports#15

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 2020-12-15  7m
 
 

episode 6: The FBI Files: Basil Banghart


In 1942 Basil Banghart escaped from Joliet Penitentury. This is the tale of that escape



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www.fbi.gov/history/famous-cases/roger-the-terrible-touhy


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 2020-12-08  39m
 
 

episode 5: Edward Dando: Gormandiser


Edward Dando was a criminal, but one of those unique criminals who endear themselves to public sentiment.


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Many Thanks to the Poet Luke Wright for kind permission to use 'The Ballard of Edward Dando' in this episode

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http://londnr.com/forgotten-londoners-1-edward-dando/

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 2020-12-01  22m
 
 

episode 4: The curious case of the burnt body


In 1942 a burnt body was found in a bombed church in South London. It turned out to be anything but a bomb victim.


a bonus lockdown episode this week


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Many thanks to Dr Amy Bell 

www.amyhelenbell.com


www.utpjournals.press/doi/pdf/10.3138/cbmh.29.2.265

www.historyextra.com/period/second-world-war/criminals-of-the-blitz/

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 2020-11-26  19m
 
 

episode 3: The road to Tyburn


A look back to hangings in the 18th century.




Many thanks to Richard Clark for kind permission to use his material: www.capitalpunishmentuk.org


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 2020-11-24  18m