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Britain's most famous executioner killed Nazis, serial killers and even his own pal

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They'll drop straight into your inbox and you can unsubscribe whenever you like.You can sign up here - you won't regret it...Pierrepoint's dad had lost his job as a hangman after drunkenly fighting with his assistant at Chelmsford Prison, while his son resigned as the Crown's executioner in 1956, supposedly after a row over expenses when a prisoner got a last minute reprieve.After he hung up his noose he declared "I have.

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