's Madeleine Graham is in fact, with some alterations to her story, the real-life Scotswoman Madeleine Smith
, who was tried for the murder of her lover Emile L'Angelier
(in the novel called Camille...
22 March 1857: The death by arsenic poisoning of her lover,...
22 March 1857
The death by arsenic poisoning of her lover, shipping clerk Emile L'Angelier
, led to the prominent trial for murder of Madeleine Smith
, daughter of an affluent Glasgow architect.
4 April 1857: The Times declared Madeleine Smith to be...
4 April 1857
The Times declared Madeleine Smith
to be possibly guilty of the murder of Emile L'Angelier
, her lover.