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take a ride to Tyburn

obsolete To go to one's execution, especially by hanging. (From the Anglo-Saxon town of Tyburn, renowned for its practice of capital punishment.) The knave, found guilty of the theft of a loaf of bread, will be taking a ride to Tyburn in a fortnight's time.
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Throughout the build we were blessed with good, dry weather - perfect for building - but unfortunately it created a higher level of dust, so to ensure our neighbours could admire their view we set about to clean the residents of Tyburn Road's windows.
Traffic intending to join the A38(M) from either the A5127 Gravelly Hill or the A38 Tyburn Road will be diverted to Salford Circus then along Lichfield Road to Dartmouth Circus.
We're proud to work with the Global Payout team and Tyburn Group in ensuring a successful launch," states Robert Acosta, iGlobal's Founder and Chairman.
The final cost of Birmingham's ill-fated Tyburn Road bus lane will be more than pounds 2.
But step through the door and you soon get a feel for what this "adult entertainment" venue off the busy Tyburn Road in Birmingham is all about.
1783: The last public hanging in England took place at Tyburn (now Marble Arch in London) - forger John Austin was the last to die there.
John was a relative of the martyr James Duckett, from Westmorland in what is now Cumbria, who had been executed at Tyburn in 1602.
1724 Highwayman Jack Sheppard was hanged in front of 200, 000 people at Tyburn.
The authors' aim is 'to make a modest addition to the social and cultural history of crime and punishment, the history of London and the history of Tyburn in particular' and they tell their history with numerous illustrations.
The project has been such a success that the City Council voted in March to allocate $314,000 to expand it to the area south of the Mariposa neighborhood - about 6,000 units bound by Broadway, Brand Boulevard, San Fernando Road and Tyburn Street - as well as continue to maintain the Mariposa neighborhood with quality-control inspections.
Stark said the guild had come under increasing pressure to reroute the walk, which followed the footsteps of 16th- and 17th-century martyrs executed at the Tyburn gallows.
The arrival of Supt Albert Tyburn exiled in Nairobi in The Heat Of The Sun (ITV, Wednesday) caused almost as much colonial chaos as when Sid James ended up the Khyber Pass.
In around 1402 the gallows of the City of London were moved from Smithfield to Tyburn.
The billboard, which is located south of Tyburn Road, faces south and can be seen by northbound drivers, will run through December 30, 2012.
e accident, involving a motorbike and a van, happened at the junction of Tyburn Road and Kingsbury Road, Erdington, just before 2.