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Unnatural Murder: Poison in the Court of James I: The Overbury Murder


Royal scandal, set against the background of the Jacobean court, involving love, bribery, poison, treachery and black magic - 'a hugely enjoyable book' Daily Telegraph 'A gripping detective story ... Wonderfully dramatic ... Probably the juiciest court scandal of the past 500 years' Daily Mail In the autumn of 1615 the Earl and Countess of Somerset were detained on suspicion of having murdered Sir Thomas Overbury. The arrest of these leading court figures created a sensation. The young and beautiful Countess of Somerset had ...

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Unnatural Murder: Poison In The Court Of James I: The Overbury Murder
1998, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

ISBN-13: 9780753801987


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