Behold! Here is the head of a traitor: Tales of treason, treachery and terrible vengeance. Jodi Alcock

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Behold! Here is the head of a traitor: Tales of treason, treachery and terrible vengeance. by Jodi Alcock
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Treason.Considered by kings, queens and emperors the most hideous crime of all. And as such some of the most vengeful punishments known to man were reserved for those convicted of it. And yet over the course of history there have been no shortage ofMoreTreason.Considered by kings, queens and emperors the most hideous crime of all.

And as such some of the most vengeful punishments known to man were reserved for those convicted of it. And yet over the course of history there have been no shortage of men and women who have been convicted or accused of it. Some have willingly committed the act, others forced into it and many more wrongfully convicted by paranoid leaders determined to assert their authority.More often than not when the charge was made, it was as good as a conviction.And then the horrors awaited them.This book tells the story of some of the most infamous traitors in history and the plots they were involved in.

It tells of the executions and those which got away completely free of punishment.Richard III, was he a true king or a traitor? What about Henry VIII the serial killer on the throne who did away with more traitors than anyone thought possible! The nine-day protestant plot that would have prevented England’s greatest monarch from ever claiming the throne. The belly dancing spy that slept her way to the secrets? The biggest British radio star of the war, that just happened to be broadcasting from the wrong country. The teenager who could claim the prize as the most stupid queen in history and the jobs at a royal court that you simply wouldn’t want to touch.

Finally, who were the men behind the gunpowder plot?



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