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  • Broadside Regarding the Burke and Hare Trials - Transcription of a contemporary broadside which describes Burke's hanging and gives information on some of the murder victims. Also a PDF facsimile of the broadside, and commentary. From the National Library of Scotland.
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  • Burke & Hare - A synopsis of the story of these serial killers.
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  • Burke and Hare--The Bodysnatchers - Information on bodysnatching in 19th-century Britain, how the infamous duo operated, and what happened after they were caught.
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  • Burke, William (1792-1829) - Biographical entry on the convicted murderer, from the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
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  • Graverobbers and Dr. Robert Knox - Two-part essay on Burke and Hare follows up on the murderers' best customer and their female companions, after William Burke was hanged.
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  • Wikipedia: William Burke and William Hare - Biographical article on the immigrant laborers who briefly had a lucrative trade in murder.
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  • William Burke - Lurid and moralizing account of his crimes, trial, and execution. Includes excerpts from an interview with the condemned murderer. From the Newgate Calendar.
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  • Burke and Hare--Murder for Money? - Profile of these infamous criminals. [The Scotsman] (February 21, 2005)
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  • The Corpus and the Hare - Supply rose to meet demand in nineteenth-century Edinburgh. Unfortunately, the demand was for fresh corpses. [Modern Drug Discovery] (October 01, 2000)
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