"Assassination of the Duc de Guise. From the painting by Paul Delaroche." -Rees, 1894

Assassination of the Duc de Guise

"Assassination of the Duc de Guise. From the painting by Paul Delaroche." -Rees, 1894

An illustration of men pillaging a city.

Battle Scene

An illustration of men pillaging a city.

The Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170.

The Murder of Thomas Becket

The Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170.

An illustration of the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr on July 11, 1804. They both fired and Burr's shot fatally wounded Hamilton.

Burr-Hamilton Duel

An illustration of the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr on July 11, 1804. They…

Martyrdom of St. Thomas at Canterbury Cathedral.

Martyrdom of St. Thomas

Martyrdom of St. Thomas at Canterbury Cathedral.

The treacherous guests. "In the month of June, 1818, a pedler and his wife presented themselves at nightfall at the door of little farmhouse near the village of Brie, in france, and requested of the farmer permission to sleep there." While staying there the husband murdered a child.

The Treacherous Guest

The treacherous guests. "In the month of June, 1818, a pedler and his wife presented themselves at nightfall…

Moses Adams, High Sheriff of the County of Hancock. "On the twelfth of May, eighteen hundred and fifteen, Mrs. Mary Adams, wife of High Sheriff Moses Adams, was found to have been barbarously murdered in her own house, in Ellsworth, Maine."

Sheriff of Hancock

Moses Adams, High Sheriff of the County of Hancock. "On the twelfth of May, eighteen hundred and fifteen,…

The Indians and the Highlander. Caption below illustration: "The Scotchman requested that the broad sword should be given to the most alert and most vigorous person in the assembly; and laying bare his neck after he had rubbed it over with magic signs , and muttered a few inarticulate words, he called out, with a loud voice and cheerful air."

Indians and the Highlander

The Indians and the Highlander. Caption below illustration: "The Scotchman requested that the broad…

Macduff's wife and children slain.

Macduff's wife and children slain

Macduff's wife and children slain.

"Who brandishing aloft the ax of doom, That just has laid one victim at her feet, Looks round her for that other, without whom, The banquet of revenge were incomplete." — The Delphian Society, 1913

Man with ax

"Who brandishing aloft the ax of doom, That just has laid one victim at her feet, Looks round her for…

Scene where Pedro Menendez de Aviles, an explorer and founder of St. Augustine, murdered the Huguenots who had settles in Florida.

Scene of the Murder of the Huguenots by Menendez

Scene where Pedro Menendez de Aviles, an explorer and founder of St. Augustine, murdered the Huguenots…

This illustration shows the murder of Miss M'Crea by two Native Americans.

Miss M'Crea

This illustration shows the murder of Miss M'Crea by two Native Americans.

Severe justice of Jehangire, emperor of the Moguls. Caption below illustration: "The Emperor commanded him to be bound. The parents were mounted on the elephant, and he ordered the driver to tread the unfortunate young man to death."

Emperor of the Moguls

Severe justice of Jehangire, emperor of the Moguls. Caption below illustration: "The Emperor commanded…

A drawing portraying the murder and mutilation of the natives of Cuba by the Spaniards.

Murder and Mutilation of the Natives of Cuba by the Spaniards

A drawing portraying the murder and mutilation of the natives of Cuba by the Spaniards.