Notorious Blasted Rascal
Colonel Charteris and the Servant-Girl's Revenge
By (author) Linda Stratmann
Normal Price: $42.99
Your Price: $38.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.93 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Notorious Blasted Rascal by Linda Stratmann
Book Description'The most notorious blasted rascal in the world' - Lord Chesterfield. The venal and depraved reputation of Colonel Francis Charteris (1675-1732), and the story of his celebrated trial for the rape of his servant girl, one of the most infamous cases of the eighteenth century, became legendary and long survived his death. This book, for the first time, tells the remarkable story of Charteris, and how his servant girl successfully prosecuted the notorious aristocratic rake for rape. His reputation was such that he was obliged to use a false name in order to get female servants to agree to work for him.Ann Bond was engaged through an intermediary, but when her employer began to make regular advances towards her she realised his true identity. She demanded to be allowed to leave, but Charteris raped her and she was whipped and thrown out without her belongings. Most victims would have considered Charteris too powerful to bring to justice, but Ann filed a complaint, and he found himself facing a charge of rape, then a capital crime.
Buy Notorious Blasted Rascal book by Linda Stratmann from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780750948128
(235mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Linda Stratmann
True and Faithful Brother, Paperback (March 2017)View all books by Linda Stratmann
London 1882: When a wealthy philanthropist disappears from a locked and guarded room, Frances Doughty is reluctantly drawn into a case that tears the veil of mystery from her own past. Can London s very own Lady Detective solve this sinister new case before a murderer catches up with her and she becomes the next victim?"
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Notorious Blasted Rascal book by Linda Stratmann and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Linda Stratmann
Linda Stratmann is a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of Chloroform, The Crooks who Conned Millions, Gloucestershire Murders and Essex Murders. She regularly gives talks on aspects of the history of crime and lives in London.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.