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Inhumanity and Barbarity! Monstrous Mrs and Miss Branch of Hemmington, Somerset (1740)

Having discovered the case due to a throwaway line at the end of a report on the murderous mitten-knitter, Sarah Metyard, and her daughter Sarah Morgan Metyard, I decided to look for the case of Mrs and Miss Branch. It's not in any of the newspapers, but there is a whole pamphlet on the case… Continue reading Inhumanity and Barbarity! Monstrous Mrs and Miss Branch of Hemmington, Somerset (1740)