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In 1828, two Irishmen named William Burke and William Hare murdered 16 people and disposed of the bodies to Dr Robert Knox at Edinburgh University for dissection, setting in motion a scandal that would rock the world'apos;s medical establishment....
At Christmastide, 1827, in a boarding house in Edinburgh's West Port, an old army pensioner dies of natural causes. He owes the landlord ?4 rent. Instead of burying the body, the landlord, William Hare, and his friend William Burke fill the coffin...
'apos;My Lord, You are aware that, at this moment, the public feeling is strongly excited against the perpetrators of the late foul and cold blooded murders that have taken place in the very centre of a populous and civilised city . . . Your Lordship...
Excerpt from The History of Burke and Hare and of the Resurrectionist Times: A Fragment From the Criminal Annals of Scotland There is, however, another aspect in which the resurrectionist movement can be regarded. It gave rise to a series of the most...sob encomenda
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Excerpt from The Story of Daft Jamie: One of the Victims of Burke and Hare Sometimes he was asked, What month in the year the ladies talked least? He would have said, the month 0' February, beenz there wiz least days in't. About the Publisher...sob encomenda