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Thursday, 26 April 2012

The Halifax Gibbet - Off with His head

Halifax Gibbet early precursor to the Guillotine used to decapitate and punish villains who stole more than 13 1/2 penneth of cloth used between 12th century and 1600 where over 50 victims met their end.

Halifax Gibbet 46590 BTYHYR

Halifax Gibbet 46598 BTYJD3

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