Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
UK's National Archives on the Constance Kent case.
Rendering of Constance
Kent, Alden's Illustrated
In this podcast from the UK's National Archives, Sarah Hutton discusses the documents in the archives pertaining to the Constance Kent case of 1860, most recently covered in Kate Summerscale's The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher (2008). Kent confessed to killing her half-brother, Francis Saville Kent, and served 20 years in prison.