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Murder and Crime: Devon free pdf Devon is well known as a tourist destination, but its many historic towns and windswept cliffs have darker and more sinister stories to tell. These tales from Devon's past reveal the county's connections with famous murder cases. Within these pages are accounts of Robert James Lees, the Ilfracombe spiritualist who claimed to have unmasked Jack the Ripper- Charles De Ville Wells, the Plymouth-based fraudster who famously broke the bank at Monte Carlo- Herbert Rowse Armstrong, the former Newton Abbot solicitor who remains the only member of his profession to be executed for murder- Lord Frederick Cavendish, the Duke of Devonshire's son who was assassinated in Dublin- Oscar Wilde, whose downfall was initiated by an incriminating letter sent from Babbacombe- and Robert Hichens, the helmsman of the Titanic who later in life was jailed for attempted murder in Torquay.

About Mike Holgate

Mike Holgate has written five Tempus books and two for Nonsuch. Mike works for Torbay Services and regularly contributes articles to Devon Life. He lives in Torquay.

Details Book

Author : Mike Holgate
Publisher : Tempus Publishing Ltd
Data Published : 01 October 2007
ISBN : 0752445049
EAN : 9780752445045
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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