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The Gunning Sisters & the Fatality of Lead – June 2012

Croome Park, Worcestershire, October 1761. The dark room stank of death and poison as the Countess of Coventry breathed her last. Her once beautiful porcelain skin was badly pocked and already decaying. It was an astonishingly tragic finale for the 27-year-old Irish woman who, just a decade earlier, had entranced King George II and won […]
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