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Albert Perrepoint,30/3/1905 - 10/7/1992, England's Most Efficient Hangman - Poem by Paul Warren

Albert Pierrepont was dubbed the Official Executioner of England
After first being Assistant Executioner as a family job on hand
Finally being made Chief Executioner after his father retired
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Topic(s) of this poem: law

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

This is a poem about the state and its use of hangmen in capital punishment.

Comments about Albert Perrepoint,30/3/1905 - 10/7/1992, England's Most Efficient Hangman by Paul Warren

  • Buried Alive (5/6/2017 5:14:00 AM)

    How ironic that the hangman, the master of execution,
    would eventually come to realize that his very own craft
    Was obsolete, ineffective in achieving any purpose other
    r than death itself
    Performing so many hangings must have brought him to his senses
    - or nightmares.

    An nteresting history lesson for the living
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  • Laurie Van Der HartLaurie Van Der Hart (5/5/2017 12:10:00 PM)

    Intersting though chilling history. So he had a complete turn around? Tricky topic that is, and of capital importance. (Report)Reply

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