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 19m. Bisher sind 80 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 3 hours

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episode 1: The monkey hangers of Hartlepool


In the northeast of England there is a town best known for one infamous event. During the Napoleonic wars they hanged a Monkey, mistaking it for a Frenchman.





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www.thisishartlepool.co.uk/history/thehartlepoolmonkey.asp

thehobbledehoy.com/2019/03/03/the-hanging-of-the-hartlepool-monkey/

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 2021-09-07  11m
 
 

episode 2: The Tichborne case (part 1)


In Victorian era Britain a court case divided opinions like no other: it was a case of a Baronet thought missing at sea returned to claim his title and estate.






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www.sl.nsw.gov.au/stories/tichborne-case-victorian-melodrama

brightonmuseums.org...


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 2021-09-14  29m
 
 

episode 3: The Tichborne case (part 2)


In Victoria era Britain a court case divided opinions like no other: it was a case of a Baronet thought lost at sea returned to claim his title and estate. in the second part, we look at the court cases ensuring.






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 2021-09-21  23m
 
 

episode 4: Wife selling


Wife selling was once a very common practice. In todays episode we will look at some of these stories.






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Thompson, E. P...


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 2021-09-28  18m
 
 

episode 6: Pubs, what's in a name? (Part 2)


We have some curiously named pubs in the UK and the world. Many have interesting stories and today we will look at a few.







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heritagecalling.com/2020/06/24/11-listed-pubs-with-fascinating-histories/

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 2021-10-19  22m
 
 

episode 7: George Orwell's a hanging


Whilst serving as an imperial police officer in British occupied Burma (now Myanmar) in the 1920's Orwell witnessed a hanging which he later wrote about in his book of Essays.



 


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Orwell, George  Essays, Penguin reprint 2000



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 2021-10-26  19m
 
 

episode 8: Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot


In 1605 a plot to blow up the houses of parliament was thwarted and the Catholic conspirators executed. 



*apologies for the sound recording in this episode. I had problems with my microphone


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www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/evolu tionofparliament/parliamentaryauthority/the-gu npowder-plot-of-1605/

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 2021-11-02  35m
 
 

episode 9: Operation Mincemeat Part 1


During WW2 the Allies devised an incredible plan to fool German Intelligence into thinking they would invade Greece instead of Italy. 





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Operation mincemeat, Ben Macintrye, Bloomsbury books, 2016

Deadly Deception, Denis Smyth, OUP Oxford, 2010

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 2021-11-09  25m
 
 

episode 10: Operation Mincemeat (Part 2)


During WW2 the Allies devised an incredible plan to fool German Intelligence into thinking they would invade Greece instead of Italy.




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 2021-11-16  20m
 
 

episode 11: A tale of Clubs


The world has known many different types of clubs. In todays episode we dive in for a look at a few of these.



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The history of the london clubs, Edward ward. London 1709

patrickspedding.blogspot.com/2009/08/english-aphrodites-part-1.html

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 2021-11-23  13m
 
 
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