Execution of Five Pirates for Murder
DESCRIPTION: A broadside with both text about the execution and a poem: "Is there not one spark of pity, For five poor unhappy men, Doomed, alas! in London City...." They showed no pity. Now they pay the price for their piracy on the "Flowery Land"
EARLIEST DATE: 1864 (broadside, according to Frank-Pirate)
KEYWORDS: pirate execution burial
Feb 22, 1864 - Execution of the five pirates at Old Bailey
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Frank-PIrate 83, "The Execution of Five Pirates" (1 text, including the broadside preface; un-numbered but on p. 107 in the first edition)
Palmer-Sea 121, "Execution of Five Pirates for Murder" (1 text)
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