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Knox: The Anatomist

by Isobel Rae
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The nefarious practices of the murderers Burke and Hare were revealed on November 2, 1828, with the discovery and identification of a womans corpse in the cellar of Dr Robert Knoxs School of Anatomy. Soon it was known that at least 15 other persons had been similarly done to death. Rumours began to spread and broadsides were published to acquaint the public with all the