Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

26/4/2006

Forty Whiteboys Sentenced to Death

This broadside begins: ‘An Account of the Proceedings of the Special Commission at Cork for the Trials of the Whiteboys, when nearly FORTY unfortunate Human Beings received the awful sentence of Death; several of whom, were ordered for Execution on Monday last 25th day of Feb., 1822, and their bodies to be given for Dissection.’ It was published by John Muir of Glasgow, and probably cost one penny. for more click here

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