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26/05/1868 The last public hanging of UK prisoner

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Three convicted killers hanged at the gallows -- First executions in Kuwait since 2007

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The last public hanging in America is a part of Owensboro history

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EXECUTION OF RUTH ELLIS - 18/07/1955

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The Death Penalty : A Real Execution by Electric Chair

Michael Barrett was a member of the Fenians. He was executed outside the walls of Newgate Prison for his part in the Clerkenwell explosion in December 1867. Barrett's execution was the last public hanging to take place in England.
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    • Clerkenwell explosion 

    • Arrest and trial 

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    • Aftermath of the explosion