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5 June 1805 – William Field and John George

Posted in Death penalty, Hanged with tags , , , on June 5 by Last Writes

This day in 1805 saw two men strung up for misdemeanours.

William Field was executed for high treason in the shape of forgery, while fellow Newgate inmate John George joined him on the gallows for rioting.

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