Personality Quiz: How Would You Die In Victorian England?

Jerome Flynn, Matthew Macfadyen, and Adam Rothenberg from 'Ripper Street' (Photo: BBC AMERICA)

Jerome Flynn, Matthew Macfadyen, and Adam Rothenberg from ‘Ripper Street’ (Photo: BBC AMERICA)

Victorian crime drama Ripper Street has made a welcome return to BBC AMERICA, with people meeting their ends in all manner of unpleasant and gory ways. However, while life in Victorian London was far from safe, serial killers were not the only cause of fatality at the time.

So, assuming you could have dodged the vicious cut-throats and footpads, and steer clear of being run over by carriages and trampled by horses, what sort of fatal problems would you have been most likely to encounter?

Well, let’s find out the hard way, shall we?

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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