The Case That Sent an Innocent Woman to the Gallows (And the Test That Would Have Saved Her)

By Esther Inglis-Arkell

Few people have heard of Eliza Fenning today, but in 1815 she was the most famous wronged woman in England. Executed for a crime on flimsy evidence, she inspired a new age of scientific inquiry—and a character in Frankenstein.

…read more



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *