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Dr. William PALMER

 
 


 

 

Dr William Palmer

 

 

1856: Dr William Palmer, the infamous Rugeley Poisoner, also known as 'The Prince of Poisoners' who was charged and hanged for the willful murder of three persons. Eventually a total of 14 deaths were attributed to his actions.

 

 

1855: Dr William Palmer, the infamous Rugeley Poisoner, also known as 'The Prince of Poisoners' who was charged and hanged for the willful murder of three persons. Eventually a total of 14 deaths were attributed to his actions. Original Artist: By Holywell after J T Wood.

 

 

The home of Dr. William Palmer in Rugeley, Staffordshire, 24th May 1856.

 

 

The Talbot Arms Inn in Rugeley, Staffordshire, where John Parsons Cook was murdered, 24th May 1856.
Dr. William Palmer was convicted of poisoning Cook and hanged for his crime.

 

 

The High Street and Town Hall in Rugeley, Staffordshire, where John Parsons Cook was murdered
by Dr. William Palmer, 17th May 1856. A group of men look up at Palmer's house out of frame on the right.

 

 

The coroner, left, police and legal staff at the Town Hall in Rugeley, Staffordshire, during the inquest
into the murder of John Parsons Cook, circa 1856.

 

 

The three judges at the Central Ciminal Court on the first day of the trial of Dr. William Palmer, accused of poisoning John Parsons, 14th May 1856. From left to right Justice Cresswell, Lord Chief Justice John Campbell, 1st Baron Campbell and Baron Alerson.

 

 

Dr. William Palmer on the stand during his trial for the murder of John Parsons Cook at the Central Criminal Court in London, May 1856.

 

 

Dr William Palmer

 

 

Palmer's diary recording the death of Cook.

 

 

Dr William Palmer

 

 

 
 
 
 
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