Bloody British History: Chelmsford Paperback / softback
Witches, martyrs, bodysnatchers, Zulus and rioting peasants!* The Black Death in Chelmsford!* The horrible true stories of the Moat Farm Murder and the death of Jael Denny!* The terrible tragedy of the Great Flood of 1880!* The incredible histories of Hylands House and Beaulieu!* Nazi bombers over Chelmsford!Chelmsford has one of the darkest histories on record.
From the skeletons lying underneath the city - which include a woolly mammoth - to the executions of thieves, witches, martyrs and murderers at Chelmsford's gaol, this book will change the way you see the town forever.
Robert the Bruce was most likely born here; Bloody Mary Tudor lived here; infamous murderers Samuel Dougal and Thomas Drory died here.
Including more than sixty rare illustrations, plus an eight-page colour section, read it if you dare!
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 96 pages
- Publisher: The History Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/06/2012
- Category: Local history
- ISBN: 9780752471150