Madame de Brinvilliers and her times 1630-1676
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Madame de Brinvilliers and her times 1630-1676 by Hugh Stokes

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Published by T. Nelson in London .
Written in English


  • Brinvilliers, Marie-Madeleine Gobelin, -- marquise de, -- 1630-1676,
  • France -- Social life and customs

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1911 ed. published by John Lane, London.

Statementby Hugh Stokes.
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21346800M

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  An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Madame de Brinvilliers and her times Item Preview remove-circle Madame de Brinvilliers and her times by Stokes, Hugh, Publication date []Pages: If Madame de Brinvilliers could be taken as a normal type of her sex one might be disposed to agree with the German philosopher. But Marie Marguerite d'Aubray was far from being an ordinary example of womanhood, and it is exactly that which makes her case so engrossing. Madame de Brinvilliers and her times London, John Lane; New York, John Lane Co., [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Marie-Madeleine Gobelin Brinvilliers, marquise de; Marie-Madeleine Gobelin Brinvilliers, marquise de: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Stokes. Marie-Madeleine-Marguerite d'Aubray, Marquise de Brinvilliers (22 July – 17 July ) was a French aristocrat(a noble woman)accused of three murders. She was convicted on the strength of letters written by her dead lover and a confession obtained by torture, so her guilt remains uncertain.

  Poison and water boarding in the 17 th Century. On July 17th, Marie Madeleine Marguerite D’Aubray, Marquise de Brinvilliers, was tortured and forced to drink 16 pints of water, after which, (perhaps unsurprisingly!) she confessed to a series of crimes, the main being the poisoning of her father and two brothers for financial gain. Marie-Madeleine-Marguérite d’Aubray, marquise de Brinvilliers, French noblewoman who was executed () after poisoning numerous family members. She was the daughter of Antoine Dreux d’Aubray, a civil lieutenant of Paris, and in she married an army officer, Antoine Gobelin de Brinvilliers. An. Marie-Madeleine-Marguérite d’Aubray, marquise de Brinvilliers, Encyclopædia Britannica, November 2, Madame de Brinvilliers and her times , Hugh Stokes, John Lane Company, Affair of the Poisons, Encyclopædia Britannica, Decem "The next day," says Madame de Sevigne, "people were looking for the charred bones of Madame de Brinvilliers, because they said she was a saint." In , M. d'Offemont, father of the present occupier of the castle where the Marquise de Brinvilliers poisoned her father, frightened at the approach of all the allied troops, contrived in one of.

Marquise de Brinvilliers () was a French. poisoner who worked with her lover, Jean-Batiste de. Madame de Brinvilliers was tried and convicted. on all charges of poisoning. She was forced to do public. book A Mechanical Account of Poisons (). The book.   La Brinvilliers was dead, and Paris was terrified, scandalized, thrilled. “The affair of Mme de Brinvilliers is frightful, and it has been a long time since one heard talk of a woman as evil as she,” ran a gossipy letter of the time. “The source of all her crimes was love.” But it wasn’t love, exactly. The affair of the poisons: murder, infanticide, and Satanism at the court of Louis XIV by Anne Somerset (Book); Marquise Brinvillier Celebrated Crimes by Alexandre Dumas (); Madame de Brinvilliers and her times by Hugh Stokes (Book). In , a seemingly devoted daughter and wife, Madame de Brinvilliers, shocked all of France with the heinous murder of her father and brothers. Furious that the family disapproved of her taking a lover, she and her scurrilous paramour poisoned them out of a desire for revenge and greed for her Reviews: