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February 05, 2017

Friday group reading on insanity sources

Please could everyone look at an Old Bailey trial involving insanity or the insanity plea - considering in particular how the defendant was diagnosed as insane (or not).

Then at the following sources:

Dan and Ella - Hume

Anna S and Robin - Queen v McNaghten

Anna B and Kieran - Davey

Helen and Victoria - Fraser's magazine

Lewis and Alice - Forbes Winslow

Ellie, Rachel and James - Broadmoor rules and Bethlem records (note not all the latter are digitised. The ones that are have 'Image' next to them in the catalgoue. eg see:

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