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Crime and Punishment: Black People at the Old Bailey 1674-1913

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Guildhall Library

Aldermanbury

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EC2V 7HH

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Black people have been part of British society for much longer than may be perceived by many people, with records appearing at the Old Bailey as far back as 1674. Right up to 1913 Black people have appeared at the Old Bailey proclaiming their innocence in all kinds of cases. Historian Avril Nanton, will discuss some of the cases that were heard, including a TV version featuring William Garrow. Join us to learn more.

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