TIL in 1724 Margaret Dickson was hanged but later found still alive. She then was allowed to go free because under Scots Law her punishment had been carried out. Only later were the words "until dead" added to the sentence of hanging


KX0LOpIHr2tDNj 6neRNWGSKP54ZlXT3j8tcx3NfzL8 TIL in 1724 Margaret Dickson was hanged but later found still alive. She then was allowed to go free because under Scots Law her punishment had been carried out. Only later were the words "until dead" added to the sentence of hanging submitted by /u/NekoLuna to r/todayilearned
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