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Poisoned Lives

English Poisoners and Their Victims
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Hambledon & London
True crime, c 1700 to c 1800, c 1800 to c 1900, History: World, History, History - General History, England, Europe - Great Britain - General, Case studies, Gifmengers, Great Britain, Poisoners, Poisoning
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Open LibraryOL8976360M
ISBN 101852853794
ISBN 139781852853792

Poisoned Lives is the first history Secretly administered, often during a family meal, arsenic (the most commonly-used poison) led to a slow and agonising death, while strychnine (with its characteristic bitter taste) killed very quickly/5.

Poisoned Lives is the first history of the crime to examine poisoning and its consequences as a whole. Unwanted husbands, wives or lovers, illegitimate babies, children killed for the insurance money, relatives, rivals and employers were amongst the many victims of these calculating killers.

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Poisoned draws on access to confidential documents and exclusive interviews with the real-life characters at the center of the drama.

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Katherine Watson’s Poisoned Lives presents evidence and a sustained argument to this effect. 3 Watson’s book is an examination of the criminal and in most cases murderous use of poison in England between and She has identified cases of poisoning over the period drawing on court records and the printed books and pamphlets that.

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In a book called Poisoned Lives: English Poisoners and Their Victims. author Katherine Watson studied cases of murder by poisoning in England from to and found that when women killed, they were “far more likely than men to choose poison as their weapon.”.

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