BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

35th year  -  N° 340                 Saturday, 5 December 2020         Antwerpen		
Paradise by the Dashboard Light
Serial poisoner
William Palmer
aka The Prince of Poisoners


  • 6 August 1824 (+) is born in Rugeley, United Kingdom.

  • 7 October 1847 (x) marries 20-year-old Annie Thornton Brookes in Rugeley, United Kingdom.

  • 6 January 1851 (-) poisoned Elizabeth Palmer in Rugeley, United Kingdom.

  • 6 January 1852 (-) poisoned Henry Palmer in Rugeley, United Kingdom.

  • 19 December 1852 (-) poisoned Frank Palmer in Rugeley, United Kingdom.

  • 27 January 1854 (-) poisoned John Palmer in Rugeley, United Kingdom.

  • 29 September 1854 (-) poisoned Annie Palmer in Rugeley, United Kingdom.

  • 21 November 1855 (-) poisoned John Cook in Rugeley, United Kingdom.

  • 15 December 1855 (x) is arrested and charged with the poisoning of John Parsons Cook in Rugeley, United Kingdom.

  • 14 May 1856 (x) Start of the trial against Palmer in London, United Kingdom.

  • 14 June 1856 (-) is executed by hanging in Stafford, United Kingdom.


  • More info on Wikipedia