Was William Palmer The Real Rugeley Poisoner?

This fascinating site explores the myth and reality behind the conviction and execution in 1856 of William Palmer - the Rugeley Poisoner. Using graphic reconstruction and academic research the pages tell a fascinating story of murder - and possibly a sad tale of miscarriage of justice. Part of Staffordshire Learning Net and the Staffordshire Multimedia Archive, a new local authority-funded web project.Above, Death mask of Palmer.


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