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  1. Guillotine — 2016-07-28 13:29:34
    …fe of crime. == Deterrent == The first recorded use of the Halifax Gibbet is in 1286 for the execution of **John of Dalton**, but it is not known what his charge was. An official register of Gibbet executions was not comm…
    … **Oliver Cromwell** forbade capital punishment for petty theft. The Halifax Gibbet was used for the last time, for the execution of two criminals on a single day, on 30 April 1650. The first recorded use of what was known as the guillotine in Franc…

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