Mary Blandy on Trial: Villain or Victim?

Suitable for KS2 and KS3

KS2: Pupils will learn how a court case works, and re-enact the trial of notorious poisoner Mary Blandy using original evidence to decide if she deserved her fate in the case that scandalized eighteenth century society.

KS3: Sift, question and analyse the evidence to decide if Mary Blandy deserved her fate and her notoriety in a retrial of the case that scandalised the county in the 18th Century.