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By Richard Martin

A examine of mid-twentieth-century American sports clothing.

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Sweat was pouring down his face, he seemed very confused, and the sergeant thought him barely conscious of what he was saying. Letters were found on him, one addressed to his brother, alluding to his own death and his fears as to who would take care of Samuel if anything happened to him. He may have been considering suicide. That afternoon, Forester appeared before Mr Fitzgerald, the county magistrate. Two neighbours and a surgeon joined the police in giving evidence. The first was Mary Evans, who lived with her husband James two doors down from the Foresters at Embrook and knew the family well.

The Notorious Mrs Dyer Reading, 1896 18. ‘You must go now, you must go’ Eton, 1912 19. ‘They are the cause of this’ Gallows Tree Common, near Pangbourne, 1922 20. ‘We cannot face life any longer’ Maidenhead, 1929 21. Death of a Tobacconist Reading, 1929 22. The Body under the Bedding Maidenhead, 1932 23. A Pair of Tweezers Winkfield, 1939 24. ‘I did not figure in such a murder’ Maidenhead, 1948 Bibliography Also by John Van der Kiste AUTHOR’S NOTE & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS During the last three or four centuries Berkshire has witnessed a number of violent killings as savage and appalling, or occasionally downright tragic, as anywhere else in England.

Despite Russell’s eloquent defence and a plea for mercy, the jury were unmoved. It took them just ten minutes to reach a unanimous verdict, which then had to wait until a charge of robbery against another prisoner was brought in the same court. The foreman then announced a verdict of guilty. Gould showed no emotion as Judge Channell sentenced him to death, though sobs were heard from the gallery. He left the dock after saying a few words to the deputy governor of the gaol. Windsor railway station.

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