I do not think that I am naturally a cruel woman, but I would hand such men over to the public executioner
A supplementary clause was tacked to the sentence, to the effect that "the aforesaid Cornelius van Baerle should be led from the prison of the Buytenhof to the scaffold in the yard of the same name, where the public executioner
would cut off his head.
have your head struck off by the public executioner
Bloodlust So even the public executioner
in this non-drinking country is unlikely to raise many eyebrows when asked at mocktail parties what he does for a living.
Mr Butler doesn't just want to be police commissioner, he also wants to be judge, jury and public executioner
The film is an adaptation of Arnold Zweig's novel of the same name, set in 1934, and depicts the story of a local butcher, Albert Teetjen, who accepts money from the Nazis to serve as a public executioner
, and the moral issues which eventually haunt him, driving him to a ruinous end.
Beth Fitzgerald and writer and co-star Ross Gurney-Randall appear in the provocative play about Ruth Ellis and public executioner
Albert Pierrepoint in the last hours leading up to her hanging.
It was during 1952 that Albert Pierrepoint, public executioner
, hanged Mahmood Mattan at Cardiff Prison and by ending his life inflicted a near lifetime of misery upon his remaining family.
He was like Gilbert and Sullivan's Pooh-Bah who held every important office except public executioner
In 1901 he wrote from Manchester applying to the Home Secretary for the job of public executioner
Then there's Lady Betty, listed as Public Executioner
He was Britain's last hangman, the public executioner
at the hangings of Ruth Ellis, James Hanratty and Derek Bentley.