Three Ku Klux Klan members arrested in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, September 1871, for the attempted murder of an entire family
Our blog today is a grisly one as we relate the story of two barbarous murders in eighteenth-century Lincolnshire. Mr Rands, the Lincoln post-master had cause to have some words with his servant who was thrown into jail by his master owing to a considerable debt. Later set free after paying £5, the servant left […] … More Grisly murder in eighteenth-century Lincolnshire — All Things Georgian
Here are some images of the ill fated heir to Tsar Nikolai II of Russia Alexei Nokolaevich Romanov he was just thirteen years old when he and his family were murdered in 1918.
Here are some images of the four daughters of Tsar Nikolai II of Russia.
Today April 4th marks the forty eighth anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. Born on January 15, 1929, … More Remembering A Great Man.
Margareta Eriksdotter Leijonhufvud born on January 1st 1516 at Ekeberg Castle, Närke situated in Svealand in south central Sweden. Her family was one of Sweden’s most powerful noble families, daughter of Erik Abrahamsson Leijonhufvud, a man executed in the Stockholm bloodbath, and Ebba Eriksdotter Vasa, a relative of the king. The Stockholm Bloodbath, or the Stockholm massacre (Swedish: … More The Noblewoman, Her Husband And Former Intended.
Hanbury street, Whitechapel, London, the street on which prostitute Annie Chapman was murdered by Jack the Ripper in 1888.
The Seal of medieval Scottish King Edgar, born in about 1074 in Scotland to King Malcolm III of Scotland and his second wife Margaret of Wessex, the Granddaughter of Edmund Ironside. Edgar reigned from 1097 after the death of his elder brother Donald until 1107 when he died on January 8th in Edinburgh murdered but … More The Seal Of A Scottish King.
A coin featuring the image of Manlia Scantilla, her name indicates that she was of the gens Manila her husband was General Didius Julianus who served as Roman Emperor for nine weeks in 193 AD the year that would become known to history as “Year of five Emperors”, he was executed on June 1st 193 … More Roman Coin Featuring A Woman.
1904 On Nov. 1, 1903, Eli Feasel disappeared from his farm south west of Bostwick, Nebraska, about 15 miles east of Red Cloud. His housekeeper, Nannie Hutchinson (below), said he went to visit his son in Kansas City. Feasel’s brother, Thomas, grew suspicious when inquiries found no trace of Eli. Investigation led to the arrest … More The Murder Of Mr Feasel.