THE ARMSTRONG CASE FILES

The 1922 murder trial of Herbert Rowse Armstrong is discussed in the book currently in the works. Armstrong was the only lawyer hanged for murder in England — but was […]

October 4, 2016 // Cathy // No Comments // Posted in Uncategorized

The 1922 murder trial of Herbert Rowse Armstrong is discussed in the book currently in the works. Armstrong was the only lawyer hanged for murder in England — but was he really guilty? For more information, see “Dueling Wife Killers?” under British Cases tab.

For further reading on the case:

Beales, Martin. The Hay Poisoner (1995, 1997).

Clarke, Kate, “Major Armstrong of Hay,” Who Killed Simon Dale? (1993).

Fisher, Jim, Forensics Under Fire: Are Bad Science and Dueling Experts Corrupting Criminal Justice? (2008).

Graham, Evelyn, Lord Darling and His Famous Trials.

Jones, Frank. “A Tale of Two Lawyers,” Beyond Suspicion (1992).

Pearson, Edmund L. “Nineteen Dandelions,” in More Studies in Murder.

Rose, Andrew. Lethal Witness: Sir Bernard Spilsbury, Honorary Pathologist (2007).

Odell, Robin, Exhumation of a Murder (1975, 1978).

Young, Filson, ed. Notable British Trials: Trial of Herbert Rowse Armstong.


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