Poisoning in Scotland, to the Year 1625

  title={Poisoning in Scotland, to the Year 1625},
  author={A. Francis Steuart},
Eed Comyn was slain with his dagger. Riccio was stabbed and thrown downstairs, and deeds of violence figure on every page of Scottish history, but among them poison rarely is mentioned, and recalcitrant wives were accused of getting rid of their husbands, not so often by poison or enchantment, as by having them " smoorit," or smothered, in feather beds. But… CONTINUE READING