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A lady at bay.

Author: Edgar Maass
Publisher: New York, Scribner [©1953]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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De Brinvilliers poisoned her husband, children, father, both brothers, and two sisters in order to inherit their property, with the help of a person she loved, army captain Godin de Sainte-Croix, whom she also killed. The poison she used appears to have been Tofana. She was forced to confess, and sentenced to death. The trial of the Marquise de Brinvilliers led to the "Poison Affair."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Marie-Madeleine Gobelin Brinvilliers, marquise de; Marie-Madeleine Gobelin Brinvilliers, marquise de
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Maass
OCLC Number: 1233756
Description: 309 pages
Responsibility: Translated by Richard and Clara Winston.

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De Brinvilliers poisoned her husband, children, father, both brothers, and two sisters in order to inherit their property, with the help of a person she loved, army captain Godin de Sainte-Croix, whom she also killed. The poison she used appears to have been Tofana. She was forced to confess, and sentenced to death. The trial of the Marquise de Brinvilliers led to the "Poison Affair."

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