The hanging of Claude Duval
21st January 1670
Claude Duval was hanged at Tyburn Tree Gallows in Middlesex on 21 January 1670. He was once described as “the most noted highwayman that ever was executed in Great Britain”. He was known to be especially polite and civil in his thieving of stage coaches, especially when there were women present.
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