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The Damnation of John Donellan

(2011)
A Mysterious Case of Death and Scandal in Georgian England
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In August 1780 Sir Theodosius Boughton, a dissolute Old Etonian twenty-year-old and heir to a Warwickshire fortune, died in painful convulsions after taking his medicine. The following year after an inquest and trial which became a cause celebre, his brother-in-law, Captain John 'Diamond' Donellan, Irish soldier of fortune and man about town, was tried for his murder. The trial was a shambles. Was Donellan guilty? Based on extensive research and the engrossing trial transcripts Elizabeth Cooke's book shows the dark and violent underside of the society of Mansfield Park.

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Hardback Editions

October 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Damnation of John Donellan: A Mysterious Case of Death and Scandal in Georgian England
Author(s): Elizabeth Cooke
ISBN: 0-8027-7996-4 / 978-0-8027-7996-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
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August 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Damnation of John Donellan: A mysterious case of death and scandal in Georgian England
Author(s): Elizabeth Cooke
ISBN: 1-84668-482-X / 978-1-84668-482-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Profile Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

July 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Damnation of John Donellan: A mysterious case of death and scandal in Georgian England
Author(s): Elizabeth Cooke
ISBN: 1-84668-483-8 / 978-1-84668-483-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Profile Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

August 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Damnation of John Donellan: A mysterious case of death and scandal in Georgian England
Author(s): Elizabeth Cooke
Publisher: Profile Books
Availability: Amazon UK   



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