Charles Hindelang
Charles Hindelang (March 29, 1810 – February 15, 1839) was a French-born military man who fought for the independence of Lower Canada (present-day Quebec). For these actions, he was hanged by th...
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John Maxwell, 9th Lord Maxwell
John Maxwell, 9th Lord Maxwell (c.1583 – 21 May 1613) was a Scottish Catholic nobleman. He escaped from Edinburgh Castle in 1607, and in 1608 shot the Laird of Johnstone. For these crimes he was execu...
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Samuel Lount
Samuel Lount (September 24, 1791 – April 12, 1838) was a blacksmith, farmer, magistrate and member of the Legislative Assembly in the province of Upper Canada for Simcoe County from 1834 to 1836. He w...
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Jenny Diver
Jenny Diver, née Mary Young (1700 – 18 March 1741) was a notorious British pickpocket, one of the most famous of her day.Born in Ireland in 1700, Diver was the illegitimate daughter of an unknown fath...
Gervase Helwys
Sir Gervase Helwys (1 September 1561 – 20 November 1615), also known as Jervis Yelwys, was a Lieutenant of the Tower of London found guilty of complicity in the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury and hange...
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John Du Cameron
John Du Cameron was a Scottish sergeant in the French army who came back to Scotland to support Bonny Prince Charlie in The 'Forty-Five'. When the rebellion failed he took to the hills with a band of ...
1915 Singapore Mutiny
The 1915 Singapore Mutiny, also known as the 1915 Sepoy Mutiny, or Mutiny of the 5th Native Light Infantry was a mutiny involving up to half of 850 sepoys (Indian soldiers) against the British in...
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Elizabeth Jeffries
Elizabeth Jeffries (1727, Bridgnorth, Shropshire – March 28, 1752 in Leytonstone, England) was an English woman executed for murder.When she was five years old, Elizabeth was adopted by her wealthy an...