Template:Did you know nominations/Grave robbery in the United Kingdom

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The result was: promoted by Miyagawa (talk) 18:25, 5 February 2013 (UTC)

Grave robbery in the United Kingdom[edit]

Resurrection Men, by Thomas Rowlandson

  • ... that Joshua Naples, a British grave robber, was unable to sell a corpse deemed putrid?
  • Comment: see Bailey (1896) for source

Created by Parrot of Doom (talk). Self nom at 21:55, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

  • Symbol question.svg Article doesn't say he left it in the coffin, just that he couldn't sell it. Otherwise fantastic article: new enough, long enough, no close paraphrasing found, referencing is thorough. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 14:48, 29 January 2013 (UTC)