Florence Maybrick

(1862—1941) convicted poisoner

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The trial and conviction of Florence Maybrick (1862–1941) for the murder of her husband by poisoning in Liverpool in July 1889 was a notable miscarriage of justice, and contributed to the building of public pressure for the establishment of Court of Criminal Appeal in England.


From The New Oxford Companion to Law in Oxford Reference.

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