In part 2 of our 3-part Jack the Ripper series, his victims--Polly, Annie, Liz, Kate, and Mary Jane--are discussed. We talk about the canonical five, their lives, complexities, and struggles, as well as other speculative victims. Plus, Scott tells us about some imaginary 19th century diseases.
Thanks again to Chris Garcia for joining us!
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Hallie Rubenhold. The Five: The Untold Stories of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper.org. "The Funeral of Mary Nichols." https://www.jack-the-ripper.org/mary-nichols-funeral.htm
"Annie Chapman." Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Chapman#Funeral
Casebook. "Liz Stride." https://www.casebook.org/victims/stride.html
Jack the Ripper: the Definitive History by Donald Rumbelow