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From a random sample of five-hundred petitions submitted (1819–1840) by felons convicted at the Old Bailey, only thirty-nine were female petitioners. This approximates the female-male felony ratio of convictions for felonious property crimes in London during this period. The thirty-nine female petitioners are the focus of this article. In particula...
In the early nineteenth century, there was a concerted effort by the judiciary, media and the Home Department to close down official discussion and deny official recognition of same‐sex relationships and sex amongst men. The crime that dare not speak its name became a literal description. The offence of buggery or sodomy was replaced with — in offi...