33rd year  -  N° 229                 Friday, 17 August 2018         Antwerpen		
Knocking on Heaven's Door
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Tuesday 13th of November 1849

169 years ago

Murderess Marie Manning born as Marie de Roux aka The Bermondsey Horror is executed by hanging at the age of 28 in Horsemonger Lane Gaol, Southwark, London, South London, .

Manning's hanging was the first time a husband and wife had been executed together in the United Kingdom since 1700. Supposedly wearing black satin, Manning's hanging drew a crowd of 50.000, including writer Charles Dickens.