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Thursday, 25 November 2010

A Victorian Murder-Mystery: the strange case of Daniel M’Naghten

Published in the New Law Journal 3 December 2010, p 1688

To date the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated is the unfortunate Sir Spencer Perceval (1762-1812), and his place as a regular answer in pub quizzes across the land is thereby assured. No doubt there have been many other attempts, and indeed the total number of failed attempts can never be known.

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