A Book of Scoundrels by Charles Whibley A Book of Scoundrels was first published by William Heinemann 1896, some chapters originally appeared in the National Observer, New Review, Pall Mall Gazette and Macmillan's Magazine. This list of "scoundrels" includes stories of Captain Hind; Moll Cutpurse and Jonathan Wild; Ralph Briscoe; Gilderoy and Sixteen-String Jack; George Barrington; The Switcher and Gentleman Harry; Deacon Brodie and Charles Peace; Monsieur L'Abbe, Sheppard and Cartouche; Of all the heroes who have waged a private and undeclared war upon their neighbours, Louis-Dominique Cartouche was the most generously endowed. It was but his resolute contempt for politics, his unswerving love of plunder for its own sake, that prevented him from seizing a throne or questing after the empire of the world. Charles Whibley (1860-1930).
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Date added 16 Jul 2006
Last Updated 24 Jan 2011
Tags Whibley, Charles Whibley, criminals, history, Captain Hind, Moll Cutpurse, Jonathan Wild, Sixteen-String Jack, Ralph Briscoe, Gilderoy, George Barrington, The Switcher, Gentleman Harry, Deacon Brodie