Love & Madness: The Murder of Martha Ray Mistress of the 4th Earl of Sandwich.

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A scandalous tale: In 1779, the live-in mistress of the 4th Earl of Sandwich was shot in the head as she emerged from Covent Garden. The courtroom trial was covered in great detail by the press. The brutal murder, a crime of passion, became a tabloid sensation. Cover art is a portrait of Martha Ray by Sir Nathaniel Dance. Published 2004. Perennial/ HarperCollins. Paper. USED. $4.00