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Half Hangit Maggie: The Woman Who Survived A Hanging

Half Hangit Maggie: The Woman Who Survived A Hanging Preview in new tab The legend of Half Hangit Maggie, is one of the most re-told tales on Edinburgh’s Grassmarket and

Kirkton on Durris Mortsafe used as a water Trough for Cattle via Wellcome Images

Mortsafes: After The Anatomy Act

Mortsafes: After The Anatomy Act On the 1st August 1832, Britain passed the Anatomy Act in an attempt to address the shortage of bodies available for medical tuition and to