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Dorset Assizes, Stories from the – Villains, Victims and Tragedies


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Stories of some of the dramas, tragedies and even comedies that played out at the Dorset assize courts during the nineteenth century.

Collectively the stories paint a fascinating picture, not just of nineteenth century crime, but also of the prevailing attitudes to what was acceptable behaviour, what punishments were appropriate and the rights of the accused.

186 pages. Soft covers.