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Executions as entertainment

In last week's Claire Chats talk, I looked at executions and the way that they were stage-managed and how victims stuck to a set format for their execution speeches and wanted to make a good end.

In today's Claire Chats, I look at why executions were public and how they ended up being entertainment for the people. Last week's chat can be viewed here.

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  1. D

    Thank you good talk. I still can’t get over there demour if I was Anne Boleyn or one of the men I would have been scream my innocence and call Henry all the names under the sun.

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Executions as entertainment