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Plunkett And Macleane [DVD]

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Accordingly, Plunkett and Mclaine joined together and went on the road as highwaymen, agreeing to share the spoils equally. Maclaine, who was behind, commanded his Lordship to throw his blunderbuss out of the chaise, or he would "blow his brains through his face". He next persuaded his old master, Colonel T-----n, to take him to England as a domestic servant, planning to acquire his fortune through an advantageous marriage. At Maclaine's trial at the Old Bailey, on 12 September 1750, [26] he changed his plea again to Not Guilty, claiming that his former confession under examination had been the product of shock and mental derangement arising from the suddenness and unexpectedness of his arrest. While MacLaine was still applying himself to trade he met Plunkett, who spoke to him of his travels abroad, and had fine clothes to match his story, and induced MacLaine to lend him a hundred pounds.P. King, Punishing the Criminal Corpse, 1700-1840: Aggravated Forms of the Death Penalty in England, Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife (Palgrave Macmillan/Springer Nature, London 2017), p. This was printed in A Complete History of James Maclean, the Gentleman Highwayman, who was executed at Tyburn on Wednesday, October 3, 1750, for a robbery on the highway (Charles Corbett, London 1750), Frontispiece.

Plunkett And Macleane movie review (1999) | Roger Ebert

They committed around 20 highway robberies in six months, often in the then-relatively untamed Hyde Park: their victims included Sir Thomas Robinson of Vienna, and Mrs Talbot. At his second Examination, on 1 August 1750, Maclaine declared himself to be guilty and wept piteously before the justices, but could still name only Plunkett as his confederate in crime. Supplement to the Letters of Horace Walpole, 3 volumes (Clarendon Press, Oxford 1918–1925), III, pp. Cabaret band mixing chanson, opera, Gypsy music, rock, avant-garde, embellished with black humor, burlesque, sordid and macabre stories. I will publish the answer at the end of the next millennium or when the sequel to this movie is released, whichever comes first.When the judge asked him why he should not be sentenced, Maclaine, who had prepared a short speech expressing his contrition and pleading for mercy, was unable to say more than one or two words, "My lord, I cannot speak," and stood in silence.

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