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1. Jack Ketch

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  • Duke of Monmouth’s execution by Jack Ketchon on Tower Hill.

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

2. The Poor Craft of William Calcraft

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  • William Calcraft

    Photo Credit: Wikipedia

3. John Price Pays the Price

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  • John Price was imprisoned in Marshalsea prison before his execution.

    Photo Credit: Wikipedia

4. James Berry’s Blunder

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  • James Berry

    Photo Credit: Cover of My Experiences as an Executioner by James Berry courtesy of Percy Lund & Co

5. The Billington Bunglers

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  • James Billington

    Photo Credit: Cover of Billington: Victorian Executioner Courtesy of The History Press

6. The South Australian Fiasco

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  • A sketch of the execution of Michael Magee for shooting Sheriff Smart.

    Photo Credit: State Library of South Australia / Flickr [CC]

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Published on 7 Mar 2016