From hapless hangings to butchered beheadings, an executioner's oversight is far more gruesome than your average workplace error.
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1. Jack Ketch
Duke of Monmouth’s execution by Jack Ketchon on Tower Hill.
2. The Poor Craft of William Calcraft
3. John Price Pays the Price
John Price was imprisoned in Marshalsea prison before his execution.
4. James Berry’s Blunder
5. The Billington Bunglers
6. The South Australian Fiasco
A sketch of the execution of Michael Magee for shooting Sheriff Smart.
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