#HappyDeathDay to Edward Despard
(Circa 1751 Coolrain, Camross, Queens County, Ireland - February 21, 1803 London, England)
The last person ever hanged, drawn & quartered was executed on this date. He was found guilty of high treason for a foiled plot to take over the Tower of London & the Bank of England, then assassinate King George III.
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