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SYMHC Classics: Spring-heeled Jack, Mystery Assailant!

Written by on October 10, 2020

Stuff You Missed in History Class

SYMHC Classics: Spring-heeled Jack, Mystery Assailant!

We’re revisiting a 2010 episode from previous hosts. Most people are familiar with Jack the Ripper, but Victorian England was also plagued by an odd character named Spring-heeled Jack. Were reports of this bounding scoundrel a symptom of mass hysteria, or something factual? 

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