Trial of Mary Blandy by William Roughead, Editor

Trial of Mary Blandy

byWilliam Roughead, Editor

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"Mary Blandy (1720 – April 6, 1752) was a female murderer in 18th century England. In 1751, she poisoned her father, Francis Blandy, with arsenic. She claimed that she thought the arsenic was a love potion that would make her father approve of her relationship with William Henry Cranstoun, an army officer and son of a Scottish nobleman."--Wikipedia

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• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents

Table of Dates
The Trial—
The Indictment
Opening Speeches for the Prosecution.
Hon. Mr. Bathurst
Mr. Serjeant Hayward
Evidence for the Prosecution.
Dr. Addington
Dr. Lewis
Dr. Addington (recalled)
Benjamin Norton
Mrs. Mary Mounteney
Susannah Gunnell
Elizabeth Binfield
Dr. Addington (recalled)
Alice Emmet
Robert Littleton
Robert Harmon
Richard Fisher
Mrs. Lane
Mr. Lane
The Prisoner's Defence
Evidence for the Defence.
Ann James
Elizabeth Binfield (recalled)
Mary Banks
Edward Herne
Thomas Cawley
Thomas Staverton
Mary Davis
Robert Stoke
Motion by Mr. Ford to call another witness refused
Hon. Mr. Bathurst's Closing Speech for the Prosecution
Statement by the Prisoner
Mr. Baron Legge's Charge to the Jury
The Verdict
The Sentence

I.—Proceedings before the Coroner relative to the Death of Mr. Francis Blandy
II.—Copies of Original Letters in the British Museum and Public Record Office, relating to the Case of Mary Blandy
III.—A Letter from a Clergyman to Miss Mary Blandy, now a prisoner in Oxford Castle, with her Answer thereto; as also Miss Blandy's own narrative of the crime for which she is condemned to die
IV.—Miss Mary Blandy's own account of the affair between her and Mr. Cranstoun, from the commencement of their acquaintance in the year 1746 to the death of her father in August, 1751, with all the circumstances leading to that unhappy event
V.—Letter from Miss Blandy to a Clergyman in Henley
VI.—Contemporary Advertisement of a Love Philtre
VII.—Contemporary Account of the Execution of Mary Blandy
VIII.—Letter from the War Office to the Paymaster-General, striking Cranstoun's name off the Half-Pay List
IX.—The Confessions of Cranstoun—

  1. Cranstoun's own version of the facts
  2. Captain Cranstoun's account of the Poisoning of the late Mr. Francis Blandy
    X.—Extract from a Letter from Dunkirk anent the death of Cranstoun
    XI.—Letter from John Biddell, the Scots genealogist, to James Maidment, regarding the descendants of Cranstoun
    XII.—Bibliography of the Blandy Case
    XIII.—Description of the satirical print "The Scotch Triumvirate"
Title:Trial of Mary BlandyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 13, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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