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The Life And Crimes Of Burke And Hare

Burke and Hare, notorious as the perpetrators of a series of murders in 1820s Edinburgh, have definitely left their mark on the Scottish psyche. Like Jack the Ripper, if you mention them, it’s more than likely the person you are talking to will have heard of them. It’s probably due to their links with Edinburgh anatomist Dr Robert Knox that Burke and Hare are often mistaken as Bodysnatchers, when in fact, they were two of the busiest serial killers on the British Isles.

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This entry was posted on March 9, 2015 by in Creepy, History.

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