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Todd, Sweeney [called the Demon Barber of Fleet Street]locked

(supp. fl. 1784)
  • Matthew Kilburn

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Todd, Sweeney [called the Demon Barber of Fleet Street] (supp.fl. 1784), legendary murderer and barber, may have his source in a murder reported in the London Chronicle of 2 December 1784. It related that a 'Journeyman Barber that lives near Hyde Park...

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