Bad Companions: Six London Murderesses Who Shocked the World

Bad Companions: Six London Murderesses Who Shocked the World

Kate Clarke


This e-book positive factors the instances of six London ladies, each one very assorted in temperament, age, and standing, who resorted to homicide. Their purposes have been diversified: in terms of the surly maid Kate Webster, sheer mood turns out the most likely reason; avarice looked as if it would spur Catherine Wilson to homicide an expected seven instances; desperation to pay for the maintenance of her two-year-old son lay in the back of Sarah Drake’s crime; seductive younger cook dinner Eliza Fenning was once accused of serving poison along with her dumplings; evil mistress Elizabeth Brownrigg whipped her servant to dying in a home-built dungeon; and at last, the vicious Catherine Hayes persuaded lovers—one of whom was once her personal son—to decapitate her husband in an orgy of violence. This attention-grabbing research explores those circumstances extensive, and divulges even if those girls have been tragic, misunderstood, or simply simple depraved.

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