Edith

By Harriet Madeley

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“I wish to offer you, members of the jury, this advice. You should not forget that you are in a Court of justice trying a vulgar and common crime. You are not listening to a play from the stalls of a theatre.” - Justice Shearman

100 years ago, Edith Thompson was found guilty of inciting the murder of her husband. On the centenary of her execution, will we see her differently?

“Edith Thompson is a shocking little piece of rubbish.” Rebecca West – feminist