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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.

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From The New Oxford Companion to Law in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Law.


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