Wednesday, 22 April 2015

An A - Z of Victorian Crime and Culture - M is for...



M is for - Mug Hunter - a person who loiters intending to mug or rob passers by, hence the term 'mugging'

M is for - Mandrake - a male prostitute or homosexual, per se. 

M is for - Mobsman - a well dressed criminal, a swindler or pick-pocket, able to pass off his presence in well to do areas, and normally part of a 'flash mob' - a well heeled gang.

M is for - Mark - an identified victim / potential victim

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