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Romancing the Gibbet en

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 ROMANCING THE GIBBET

Follow the feud between two aristocratic brothers in 18th Bristol which results in a heinous murder on board the HMS Ruby, the subsequent hanging of the instigator and perpetrators and the gibbeting of one of the Irish sailors who actually did the dirty work.

Credits and Acknowledgements

THIS APP WAS MADE FOR THE REGIONAL HISTORY CENTRE, THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND, BY SATSYMPH

With thanks to the Regional History Centre and the University of the West of England, and the Bristol Festival of Ideas.

Steve Poole – Professor of History and Heritage, Director, Regional History Centre, UWE

Ralph Hoyte – Concept, Script & Project Management, SATSYMPH

Michael Fairfax – Music & FX

Phill Phelps – Sound design, sound recording & app, SATSYMPH

Alan Coveney – voice

Ralph Hoyte – voice

The Roaring Trowmen – Sea shanty

Stefan Hoyte – Piano

Additional sound effects from freesound.org:

Footsteps, Concrete, A.wav by InspectorJ

Moray coast.wav by inchadney

Terreiro do Paço plaza docks’ pontoons “symphony” by alfdroid

Dock,Wood,Creak,Water,Laping.wav by Filipe Chagas

Creaky dock – Underwater Hydrophone Recording by weaveofk

Ferry pontoon pier squeaking in light waves, rubber on metal by Pfannkuchn

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