WorldCat Identities

Andrews, William 1848-1908

Overview
Works: 84 works in 645 publications in 2 languages and 9,843 library holdings
Genres: History  Miscellanea  Humor  Anecdotes  Church history  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Other
Classifications: HV8532.G8, 364.60942
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Most widely held works about William Andrews
 
Most widely held works by William Andrews
Old-time punishments by William Andrews( Book )

43 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the peculiar and particular punishments known as the ducking stool, the Scottish maiden, the pillory, stocks, whipping post, the drunkard's cloak, hanging in chains, and the more terrifying and unsavory punishments such as death by pressing, being hung then drawn and quartered, and death by boiling
Legal lore : curiosities of law and lawyers by William Andrews( )

31 editions published between 1897 and 2014 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bygone punishments by William Andrews( )

25 editions published between 1899 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Punishments in the Olden Time : being an historical account of the ducking stool, brank, pillory, stocks, drunkard's cloak, whipping post, riding the stang, etc. by William Andrews( )

19 editions published between 1881 and 2011 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lawyer in history, literature, and humour by William Andrews( )

12 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bygone England: social studies in its historic byways and highways by William Andrews( Book )

15 editions published between 1892 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old English towns by William Andrews( Book )

30 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of oddities by William Andrews( )

11 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England in the days of old by William Andrews( Book )

11 editions published between 1897 and 2012 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the sign of the barber's pole; studies in hirsute history by William Andrews( Book )

16 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old church lore by William Andrews( Book )

18 editions published between 1891 and 2012 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious church customs and cognate subjects by William Andrews( Book )

17 editions published between 1895 and 2015 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The doctor in history, literature, folk-lore, etc by William Andrews( Book )

27 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The church treasury of history, custom, folk-lore, etc. by William Andrews( Book )

15 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bygone church life in Scotland by William Andrews( Book )

7 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curiosities of the church : studies of curious customs, services and records by William Andrews( Book )

14 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious epitaphs by William Andrews( Book )

16 editions published between 1883 and 2015 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Church life by William Andrews( Book )

10 editions published between 1891 and 1909 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval punishments : an illustrated history of torture by William Andrews( )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The brank may be described simply as an iron framework; which was placed on the head, closing it in a kind of cage; it had in front a plate of iron, which, either sharpened or covered with spikes, was so situated as to be placed in the mouth of the victim, and if she attempted to move her tongue in any way whatever, it was certain to be shockingly injured. She thus suffered for telling her mind to some petty tyrant in office, or speaking plainly to a wrong-doer, or for taking to task a lazy, and perhaps a drunken husband."Dive into the macabre history of England and Ol
Ecclesiastical curiosities by William Andrews( Book )

8 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Punishments in the Olden Time : being an historical account of the ducking stool, brank, pillory, stocks, drunkard's cloak, whipping post, riding the stang, etc.
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Punishments in the Olden Time : being an historical account of the ducking stool, brank, pillory, stocks, drunkard's cloak, whipping post, riding the stang, etc.
Languages
English (353)

German (1)