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The damnation of John Donellan a mysterious case of death & scandal in Georgian England by Elizabeth McGregor

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Published by Profile Books in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Death and burial,
  • Trials, litigation,
  • Investigation,
  • Murder,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementElizabeth Cooke
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6535.G4 M44 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 289 p. :
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25196668M
ISBN 10184668482X, 1847657524
ISBN 109781846684821, 9781847657527
LC Control Number2011507721
OCLC/WorldCa751669532

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With the cleverness of a master detective and the literary skill of the finest crime writers, Elizabeth Cooke deconstructs the evidence and chronicles the sensational trial that ensued, providing in the process a fascinating portrait of Georgian society, high and low. The Damnation of John Donellan is a masterpiece of forensic reconstruction. The Damnation of John Donellan: A Mysterious Case of Death and Scandal in Georgian England Elizabeth Cooke. Walker, $25 (p) ISBN Buy this book. In this intriguing, if.   The Damnation of John Donellan by Elizabeth Cooke, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(85). The Damnation of John Donellan This is the non-fiction account of a miscarriage of justice in , when the heir to a family fortune died in mysterious circumstances. The research for this took Elizabeth all over England, and she was fortunate enough to be given access to previously unseen family archives as well as those in the public domain.

Elizabeth Cooke's "The Damnation of John Donellan," a meticulous account of a country-house mystery, illustrates the problem in particularly acute and dramatic form. On the morning of Aug. Get this from a library! The damnation of John Donellan: a mysterious case of death & scandal in Georgian England. [Elizabeth McGregor] -- In August Sir Theodosius Boughton, a dissolute Old Etonian twenty-year-old and heir to a Warwickshire fortune, died in painful convulsions after taking his medicine. The following year after an.   The Damnation of John Donellan: A Mysterious Case of Death and Scandal in Georgian England AT around 8am on the uncomfortably hot morning of Wednesday, Aug Theodosius Edward Allesley Author: Peter Burton. The Damnation of John Donellan A Mysterious Case of Death and Scandal in Georgian England his brother-in-law, Captain John 'Diamond' Donellan, Irish soldier of fortune and man about town, was hanged for his murder. The trial was a shambles. And was Donellan guilty? Based on extensive research and the engrossing trial transcripts Elizabeth.