The Great Oyer of Poisoning: the Trial of the Earl of Somerset for the Poisoning of Sir Thomas Overbury, and Various Matters Connected Therewith, from Contemporary Mss. [With a Portrait.]
Richard Bentley, 1846 - 551 pages
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This is the best and most complete study of a spectacular poisoning case during King James I reign. It includes court documents, transcripts of confessions and denials, speeches at the gallows, and Amos's 19th century commentary on the events described. This is a unique resource.