Geoffrey Abbott served for many years as a Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London. Author of nineteen books and contributor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, he has made numerous television appearances. He lives in London.
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press
A morbidly fascinating mixture of bungled executions, strange last requests, and classic final one-liners from medieval times to the present day.
Sometimes it's hard to be an executioner,...