Over the weekend, I purchased an old mugshot, dated January 1900. I had no idea who George Seymour was when I bought it and found, to my surprise, he was once one of the most famous criminals in the country. If we begin with his arrest in Pittsburg in January 1900, we can assume this was … More The Notorious George Seymour
I loved Mississippi John Hurt’s Stack O’Lee Blues long before I knew it was based on a real murder. Click here to listen to Mississippi John Hurt’s Stack O’Lee Blues! Police officer, how can it be? You can arrest everybody But cruel Stack O’ Lee That bad man, oh cruel Stack O’ Lee Billy DeLyon told Stack … More Cruel Stack O’Lee
Was George V indirectly to blame for the murder of his Romanov cousins? Did he fear his own English crown would be jeopardized if he gave asylum to the Russian Tsar? There is evidence that the English royals were worried. They had good reason to be. The costs of the Great War were so much more … More Was King George V Responsible for the Murder of the Romanovs?