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Background imageMurdered Collection: Assassination of Sir Curzon Wyllie

Assassination of Sir Curzon Wyllie
The assassination of Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie (1848-1909), an official of the British Indian government, at the Imperial Institute, South Kensington, London

Background imageMurdered Collection: Lady Idina Gordon and the Hon Josslyn Hay

Lady Idina Gordon and the Hon Josslyn Hay
Lady Idina Gordon (nee Sackville) and her fiance the Hon Josslyn Hay (later Lord Erroll) relax at an Italian resort. They were married on 22 September 1923, her third marriage

Background imageMurdered Collection: King Duncan I of Scotland

King Duncan I of Scotland (reigned 1034-1040). He is thought to have died in battle, though in Shakespeares play he is murdered in his sleep by Macbeth

Background imageMurdered Collection: Ramon Novarro - Mexican Actor

Ramon Novarro - Mexican Actor
Ramon Novarro (1899-1968) - Mexican Actor, murdered by asphyxiation by two hired rent boys who believed that a large sum of money was hidden in Novarros house. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageMurdered Collection: Scene of the murder of Mr Bourke and Corporal Wallace

Scene of the murder of Mr Bourke and Corporal Wallace
Mr Walter Bourke and Corporal Robert Wallace were murdered at Ardrahan, near Gort, in Galway in Ireland. The image shows the spot where Mr Bourkes body was found

Background imageMurdered Collection: POSTER FOR TOSCA 1900

POSTER FOR TOSCA 1900
The first production, at Romes Teatro Costanzi on 14 January 1900, is received coolly by many critics, but is a resounding success with the audience and the public

Background imageMurdered Collection: John of Nepomuk

John of Nepomuk
SAINT JOHN OF NEPOMUK Bohemian priest who quarrelled with king Wenzel IV, who had him tortured then murdered and thrown into the Moldau

Background imageMurdered Collection: The pilgrims way

The pilgrims way from London the Tabard inn to the shrine of a Becket in Canterbury Cathedral. A shine to St Thomas Becket who was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral 850 years ago

Background imageMurdered Collection: Prince Arthur Duke Brittany Murdered Uncle King

Prince Arthur Duke Brittany Murdered Uncle King
prince, arthur, duke, brittany, murdered, uncle, king, john, chateau, falaise, death, april, 1203, the, of, and, in, as, on, at, but, one, time, 10910340

Background imageMurdered Collection: ETIENNE MARCEL 2

ETIENNE MARCEL 2
Marcel, seeking reform and hostile to Jean II and his son, the future Charles V, prepares to open the Paris gates to the king of Navarre but is murdered by Maillart. Date: 31 July 1358

Background imageMurdered Collection: ST BARTHOLOMEWS DAY

ST BARTHOLOMEWS DAY
By order of Catherine de Medicis and her son Charles IX protestant leaders are murdered, leading to an all- out massacre of the huguenots. The death of Coligny. Date: 24 August 1572

Background imageMurdered Collection: FREDEGONDE ACCUSED

FREDEGONDE ACCUSED
Bishop Praetextatus accuses Fredegonde, mistress/consort of Chilperic king of Neustria after he murdered his wife Galswinthe, of the death of Sigebert king of Austrasia. Date: circa 580

Background imageMurdered Collection: SIGEBERT MURDERED

SIGEBERT MURDERED
The appalling Fredegonde, mistress of Chilperic king of Neustria and his consort after he murdered Galswinthe, orders the death of his half-brother Sigebert king of Austrasia. Date: 575

Background imageMurdered Collection: VILLAGERS MURDERED

VILLAGERS MURDERED
In a village near Louvain, Belgium, the Germans set fire to homes, ordering the inhabitants to stay inside ; those that try to flee are shot. Date: 1915

Background imageMurdered Collection: POE/TALES/WILL WILSON

POE/TALES/WILL WILSON
WILLIAM WILSON "In my death, see by this image, which is thine own, how utterly thou hast murdered thyself."

Background imageMurdered Collection: LLYWELYN AP GRUFFUDD

LLYWELYN AP GRUFFUDD The unarmoured Welsh hero is treacherously murdered in a broom thicket by Stephen Frankton. Date: 1223? - 1282

Background imageMurdered Collection: BISHOP HANNINGTON DIES

BISHOP HANNINGTON DIES
James Hannington, bishop of Eastern equatorial Africa, sent to Uganda by the Church Missionary Society, is murdered by natives on the orders of the king of Uganda Date: 1885

Background imageMurdered Collection: FUNERALS/TZU-HSI +

FUNERALS/TZU-HSI +
The bodies of the dowager empress TZU-HSI and the emperor KUANG-HSU, murdered by her orders, lie in state in the Pavilion of Imperial Longevity at Peking Date: November 1908

Background imageMurdered Collection: CHINESE ROYALS IN STATE

CHINESE ROYALS IN STATE
The bodies of the dowager empress TZU-HSI and the emperor KUANG-HSU, murdered by her orders, lie in state in the Pavilion of Imperial Longevity at Peking Date: November 1908

Background imageMurdered Collection: Jacob van Artevelde, Flemish statesman siding with England against the French

Jacob van Artevelde, Flemish statesman siding with England against the French, is murdered during a riot at Ghent. Date: 1345

Background imageMurdered Collection: Princes in the Tower, Edward V and Richard, Duke of York

Princes in the Tower, Edward V and Richard, Duke of York
Disposing of the bodies of Edward V and Richard, Duke of York, confined in the Tower of London and then allegedly murdered on the order of their uncle, Richard III. Date: 1483

Background imageMurdered Collection: Medieval knight in armour with murdered monk

Medieval knight in armour with murdered monk
Medieval knight in armour with monks robes, standing over the dead body of a monk. Evil knight Alan. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Thomas Rowlandson from The Tournament

Background imageMurdered Collection: Medieval knight in armour finds a murdered monk on the road

Medieval knight in armour finds a murdered monk on the road. Sir Ethelbert discovers a monk in trouble. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Thomas Rowlandson from The

Background imageMurdered Collection: Cenulph of Wessex is murdered

Cenulph of Wessex is murdered
Cenulph, King of Wessex, is murdered at Merton, Surrey, by his rival Kynehard and his followers. Kynehard was the brother of the previous king, Sigebert, who had been expelled. Date: 784

Background imageMurdered Collection: BOURGEOIS MURDERED

BOURGEOIS MURDERED
Employees of the Kreditsystem bank, seen as bourgeois exploiters of the people, are murdered in Estonia. Date: 14 January 1919

Background imageMurdered Collection: COUNT FERSEN MURDERED

COUNT FERSEN MURDERED
HANS AXEL, Count von FERSEN, friend of Marie Antoinette, returns to Sweden where after the 1809 revolution he is accused of reactionary intrigue and murdered by a mob. Date: 1755 - 1810

Background imageMurdered Collection: 1918 / EKATERINBURG ROOM

1918 / EKATERINBURG ROOM
Room in the house of Ipatiev, Ekaterinburg, where the Russian royal family was brutally murdered. Date: 1918

Background imageMurdered Collection: COMMUNISM / YOUNG WORKER

COMMUNISM / YOUNG WORKER
Front cover of the communist magazine " The Young Worker", featuring Karl Liebknecht, who was murdered on 15 January 1919. Date: 1924

Background imageMurdered Collection: Antonio de Valdivieso, bishop of Nicaragua

Antonio de Valdivieso, bishop of Nicaragua, is murdered by his Spanish enemies Date: 1535

Background imageMurdered Collection: Tower of London 1450 Date: 1450

Tower of London 1450 Date: 1450

Background imageMurdered Collection: SATIRE ON HENRI III

SATIRE ON HENRI III
Henri III, murdered by the monk Jacques Clement with the encouragement of the Catholic League, is conveyed to Hell for his wickedness in making a deal with Henri de Navarre. Date: 1 August 1589

Background imageMurdered Collection: DEATH / FUNERALS / CREMATION

DEATH / FUNERALS / CREMATION
Viriathus, Lusitanian chieftain (Spain) in war against Romans, after being treacherously murdered, is cremated with great honour by his people Date: 140 BC

Background imageMurdered Collection: DEATH / FUNERALS / VIRIATHUS

DEATH / FUNERALS / VIRIATHUS
Viriathus, Lusitanian chieftain (Spain) in war against Romans, after being treacherously murdered, is cremated with great honour by his people Date: 140 BC

Background imageMurdered Collection: ALEXANDER / SERBIA / PRATER

ALEXANDER / SERBIA / PRATER
ALEXANDER OF SERBIA King Alexander (1889-1903) and Queen Draga, who were murdered in the palace at Belgrade on 11 June 1903 in a coup. Date: 1876 - 1903

Background imageMurdered Collection: SAINT DOMINIQUE OF VAL

SAINT DOMINIQUE OF VAL
SAINT DOMINQUE OF VAL - on a crucifix after allegedly being murdered by jews in Saragosa. Date: 1170-1221

Background imageMurdered Collection: A son shot before the eyes of his mother: the murder of James Lockhart at Lisdrumliska in

A son shot before the eyes of his mother: the murder of James Lockhart at Lisdrumliska in South Armagh, where two families were lined up outside their burning houses. Date: 1922

Background imageMurdered Collection: Jan De Witt - 1

Jan De Witt - 1
JAN DE WITT and his brother CORNELIS : Dutch statesmen : despite their achievements, they were murdered by the populace when France invaded the Netherlands. Date: 1625 - 1672

Background imageMurdered Collection: Malmedy Massacre, 1944

Malmedy Massacre, 1944
The bodies of two American soldiers (with a medics hat between them) lie semi-buried in the snow, two of the eighty-four victims of the Malmedy Massacre

Background imageMurdered Collection: Daily Chronicle, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife

Daily Chronicle, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife
Part of the front page of the Daily Chronicle newspaper, reporting the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife in Sarajevo the day before. Date: 29 June 1914

Background imageMurdered Collection: Jan De Witt - 4

Jan De Witt - 4
JAN DE WITT Dutch statesman with his daughters : despite his achievements, he will be murdered by the populace when France invades Netherlands. Date: 1625 - 1672

Background imageMurdered Collection: 1918 / Ipatiev House

1918 / Ipatiev House
The house of Ipatiev, Ekaterinburg, where the royals were murdered (in the room with the middle lower window). Date: 1918

Background imageMurdered Collection: Princes in the Tower, Edward V and Richard, Duke of York

Princes in the Tower, Edward V and Richard, Duke of York
Edward V and Richard, Duke of York, taken from their Mother, Elizabeth, to the Tower of London and then allegedly murdered on the order of their uncle, Richard III. Date: 1483

Background imageMurdered Collection: Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia

Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (1872-1918), formerly Princess Alix of Hesse, married Tsar Nicholas II in 1894 shortly before his accession to the throne

Background imageMurdered Collection: The Long Hole, Irelands Eye where Mrs Kirwin was found Murd

The Long Hole, Irelands Eye where Mrs Kirwin was found Murd
The Long Hole, Irelands Eye / where Mrs Kirwin was found Murdered (1853). Moore, James 1819 - 1883. Date: 1853

Background imageMurdered Collection: Fantastic Adventures - Goddess of Fire

Fantastic Adventures - Goddess of Fire
Cover of Fantastic Adventures, July 1941, featuring the story Goddess of Fire by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Young pretty woman with torch

Background imageMurdered Collection: Charles I of Portugal (1863-1908). King of Portugal and the

Charles I of Portugal (1863-1908). King of Portugal and the Algarves (1889-1908). Engraving by Carretero. Colored

Background imageMurdered Collection: Jean Feraud

Jean Feraud
JEAN FERAUD French revolutionary statesman from the Hautes-Pyrenees; he opposed Robespierre, for which he was murdered by a Jacobin mob. Date: 1764 - 1795

Background imageMurdered Collection: Cornelis De Witt - 1

Cornelis De Witt - 1
CORNELIS DE WITT Dutch admiral and statesman. Despite their achievements, he and his brother Jan were murdered by the populace when France invaded Netherlands. Date: 1623 - 1672



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