The Balham Mystery. Or: The Notorious death of Charles Bravo.

Photograph of Charles Bravo, taken in 1876.(From London-overlooked.com;)

Charles Bravo was a successful lawyer in Victorian London. His wife, born Florence Campbell, had been previously married to one Captain Ricardo, a very wealthy dipsomaniac.

After they separated, he died and left his wealth to Florence. When his body was examined traces of the poison antimony were discovered. Florence then struck up a relationship with Dr…

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Philanthony

Philanthony

Phil Anthony PhD; Researcher, writer, home baker.