What Life Is Like for an Executioner’s Family in the 16th Century

An excerpt from the book The Faithful Executioners, by Joel F. Harrington, which was recently featured as a Longreads Member Pick. Thanks to our Longreads Members for making these stories possible—sign up to join Longreads to receive more great stories like this. 

Source: Longreads
Published: Sep 11, 2013
Length: 14 minutes (3,723 words)
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