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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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That particular part of Tyburn Road is also criss-crossed by many residential side streets and locals fear they could accidentally get caught out in the bus lanes as they pull in and out, said Cllr Sharpe.
Marks, en el estudio mas sistematico y completo de las ejecuciones en Tyburn (5), da 1108 como el ano de la primera ejecucion in situ en Tyburn, y calcula que hasta 1783, cuando debido a los disturbios las ejecuciones fueron trasladadas a la carcel misma, mas de 50 mil personas fueron ejecutadas alli.
Trevor Eve stars as Tyburn, the screwed-up sleuth who has his fair share of mysteries to solve.
The billboard, which is located south of Tyburn Road, faces south and can be seen by northbound drivers, will run through December 30, 2012.
It collided with the second car at the junction of Tyburn Road and Bromford Lane, in Erdington.
The final cost of Birmingham's ill-fated Tyburn Road bus lane will be more than pounds 2.
As a result they raided his Coventry home, and a business address in Tyburn Road, Erdington, Birmingham, in November and December 2005.
Dixon, 41, of Tyburn Close, Spital, and Thompson, 46, of Courtenay Road, Waterloo, were fined pounds 2,100 plus pounds 300 costs.
An eclectic assortment of experts help shape the special including: Mother John Baptist, a British Nun and expert on London's infamous Tyburn Fields; Stanford author and professor Lawrence Friedman; former Tower of London guard Geoffrey Abbott; and Karen Farrington, author of "The History of Punishment and Torture.
The road restrictions for August 18-20 are: | Middle lane of the A38(M) will remain closed; | Three lanes open on the A38(M) out of city and two open coming in; | No access to the A38(M) into city carriageway from Gravelly Hill or Tyburn Road; | 30mph speed limits will be in place during the day; | Park Circus on-slip road and Salford Circus island will remain open; The road restrictions for August 25-27 are: | M6 junction six closed to all traffic; | A38(M) closed southbound from Erdington and northbound from Dartmouth Circus island; | Park Circus northbound entry slip closed; | No access to the A38(M) into city carriageway from Gravelly Hill or Tyburn Road.
Central Skoda in Tyburn Road, Erdington will be supporting the League of Friends of the John Taylor Hospice in Erdington - thanks to one of their salesmen who offered to donate part of his earnings.
1760: The first hanging took place at Tyburn in London.
Tyburn actually enjoys a nice romance with pilot Emma Fitzgerald, played by Pride and Prejudice star Susannah Harker.
It happened when two groups clashed near the Mercedes dealership at the junction of Bromford Lane and Tyburn Road, Erdington, at around 3am on Saturday.