Please keep in mind that this blog often has comments and statements directly from the women on death row. Statements of grief, statements of innocence, statements of regret and sorrow. If bearing audience to these women's feelings, my opinions or those of commenters offends you please do not read on.
The ten most notorious female criminals - News - People - The Independent

There's a really cool slide show on that site. Some of the women I was familiar with but some I didn't know about, like the female pirate Anne Bonney.