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Hayes [née Hall], Catherinelocked

  • Philip Carter


Hayes [née Hall], Catherine (1690–1726), murderer, was born near Birmingham. Described in her youth as a 'fiery, turbulent … and intractable spirit' (Tyburn Chronicle, 2.253), she moved to Great Ombersley, Worcestershire, about 1705. Here she was taken in by members of the ...

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