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Background imageAccused Collection: Baphomet - Equilibrium of Opposites

Baphomet - Equilibrium of Opposites
Baphomet - associated with a " Sabbatic Goat" image drawn by Eliphas Levi (on which this illustration is based)

Background imageAccused Collection: Oliver Plunkett

Oliver Plunkett
OLIVER PLUNKETT Irish Catholic, archbishop of Armagh and primate of Ireland, falsely accused of conspiracy by Titus Oates and hanged, disembowelled &c in London

Background imageAccused Collection: Prince Andrew of Greece, with his wife, Princess Alice, daug

Prince Andrew of Greece, with his wife, Princess Alice, daug
Prince Andrew of Greece pictured in uniform with his wife, Alice. He was in Command of the Greek Second Army Corps at the Battle of Sakaria

Background imageAccused Collection: Portrait of Ethel Le Neve

Portrait of Ethel Le Neve
Ethel Le Neve, Dr Crippens mistress. Dr Crippen, an American citizen, lived at 39 Hilldrop Cresent, Camden, London. He was accused of murdering his wife when she disappeared under suspicious

Background imageAccused Collection: Assizes Court, France

Assizes Court, France
A barrister in full flow at an Assizes Court

Background imageAccused Collection: Mediumship / Carancini

Mediumship / Carancini
Italian physical medium Francesco Carancini demonstrates table-lifting, though bound and seemingly in full light; he was however widely accused of trickery

Background imageAccused Collection: Stanislawa P

Stanislawa P
Polish psychic Stanislawa P. produces ectoplasm at Munchen in the presence of Schrenck- Notzing; in 1930 Osty accused her of systematic deception

Background imageAccused Collection: Police Reward Poster

Police Reward Poster
Metropolitan Police reward poster for Peter Piatkow, aka Peter the Painter, who was accused of murdering police officers in London

Background imageAccused Collection: Aristotle / Exiled

Aristotle / Exiled
ARISTOTLE Greek philosopher leaving Athens with his followers, having been wrongly accused of impiety

Background imageAccused Collection: Eleanor Cobham (c. 1400 - 1452), Duchess of Gloucester, accused of practising magic to

Eleanor Cobham (c. 1400 - 1452), Duchess of Gloucester, accused of practising magic to
Eleanor Cobham (c.1400 - 1452), Duchess of Gloucester, accused of practising magic to help her husband Humphrey to the throne, does public penance in the streets of London. Date: 13th November 1441

Background imageAccused Collection: Trial of the Inquisition, circa 1819. Copy of Eugenio Lucas

Trial of the Inquisition, circa 1819. Copy of Eugenio Lucas (1817-1870) after a painting by Francisco de Goya. History Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageAccused Collection: The Inquisition Scene, 1808-1812, by Goya

The Inquisition Scene, 1808-1812, by Goya
Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828). Spanish painter. The Inquisition Scene, 1808-1812. Detail. San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Madrid. Spain. Date: 2019

Background imageAccused Collection: Missal. of St. Eulalia. Liturgical book, C. 1403. By Rafael

Missal. of St. Eulalia. Liturgical book, C. 1403. By Rafael Destorrents (1375-15th century). 1st folio. Martyrdom of St. Stephen, stoned to death. Archive of Barcelona Cathedral. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageAccused Collection: The Ferrer trial in Barcelona

The Ferrer trial in Barcelona
Francisco Ferrer was accused of having taken a leading part in the Barcelona rebellion. The photograph shows Ferrer, top left

Background imageAccused Collection: British protest to the Ferrer trial

British protest to the Ferrer trial
Mr Victor Grayson speaking at the demonstration meeting at Trafalgar Square. Francisco Ferrer was accused of having taken a leading part in the Barcelona rebellion

Background imageAccused Collection: MARIE ANTOINETTE TRIAL

MARIE ANTOINETTE TRIAL
The queen is sentenced to death. Among many absurd charges, she is accused of corrupting her son with perverse habits. Date: 16 October 1793

Background imageAccused Collection: MARIGNY HANGED - 1

MARIGNY HANGED - 1
When Philippe IV dies his unpopular minister, Enguerrand de Marigny, is accused (unjustly) of various crimes including corruption, and hanged at Montfaucon. Date: 30 April 1315

Background imageAccused Collection: MARIGNY HANGED - 2

MARIGNY HANGED - 2
When Philippe IV dies his unpopular minister, Enguerrand de Marigny, is accused (unjustly) of various crimes including corruption, and hanged at Montfaucon. Date: 30 April 1315

Background imageAccused Collection: FREDEGONDE ACCUSED

FREDEGONDE ACCUSED
Bishop Praetextatus accuses Fredegonde, mistress/consort of Chilperic king of Neustria after he murdered his wife Galswinthe, of the death of Sigebert king of Austrasia. Date: circa 580

Background imageAccused Collection: SUSANNA EXONERATED

SUSANNA EXONERATED
Falsely accused of adultery, her reputation and her life, are saved when 12-year old Daniel (the future prophet) forces a re- trial ; her accusers are stoned to death

Background imageAccused Collection: Gilles de Rais

Gilles de Rais(1404-1440) is accused of evoking the Devil by sacrificing small children, for this and other wickedness he is condemned to death. Date: circa 1440

Background imageAccused Collection: Circumstantial Evidences by John Hassall

Circumstantial Evidences by John Hassall
Oh you naughty boy! I saw you throw it! Falling snow from a nearby roof has suddenly landed on top of a bemused woman in a large heap, as a innocent boy passes by. Date: 1909

Background imageAccused Collection: Woman about to fall over with her shoes caught in the mud

Woman about to fall over with her shoes caught in the mud during a walk after the rain. Miseries of the Country. Handcoloured copperplate engraving designed

Background imageAccused Collection: Cartoon, Brothers in Distress

Cartoon, Brothers in Distress, Bishop v. Maskelyne and Labouchere. They were accused of defaming an American stage mentalist, Washington Irving Bishop

Background imageAccused Collection: Roger David Casement, diplomat and Irish nationalist

Roger David Casement, diplomat and Irish nationalist
Roger David Casement (1864-1916), diplomat, humanitarian activist, poet, Irish nationalist and leader of the Easter Rising of April 1916

Background imageAccused Collection: Gorton Party attacked in Masachusetts

Gorton Party attacked in Masachusetts
A group of men, women, and children run through the water towards a moored rowboat, as those on board help others climb on. Soldiers with guns in the distance chase them

Background imageAccused Collection: COUNT FERSEN MURDERED

COUNT FERSEN MURDERED
HANS AXEL, Count von FERSEN, friend of Marie Antoinette, returns to Sweden where after the 1809 revolution he is accused of reactionary intrigue and murdered by a mob. Date: 1755 - 1810

Background imageAccused Collection: DOYLE IN SPIRIT PHOTO

DOYLE IN SPIRIT PHOTO
Conan Doyles image turns up in a spirit photo done by Charles Hope (1863-1933). Hope was frequently accused of fraud, so this photograph may not be genuine. Date: 1920s

Background imageAccused Collection: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Act IV, Scene I Hero faints at the altar after being accused by Claudio of infidelity. Date: 19th century

Background imageAccused Collection: WILLIAM GORDON-CUMMING

WILLIAM GORDON-CUMMING
Sir WILLIAM GORDON-CUMMING (1854 - 1921), Distinguished soldier, his career destroyed when he was accused of cheating at cards in the Baccarat scandal, at Tranby Croft, 1890. Date: 1880

Background imageAccused Collection: Jeanne DArc and Fiends

Jeanne DArc and Fiends
At her trial, Jeanne dArc was accused of consorting with fiends rather than angels, and this is how Shakespeare portrays her in King Henry VI

Background imageAccused Collection: FRANCE / 1396 / QUITTING

FRANCE / 1396 / QUITTING
Accused of practising magic against her brother-in-law, the imbecile king Charles VI le Fou, the duchesse dOrleans has to leave Paris for Asnieres Date: circa 1396

Background imageAccused Collection: Eleanor Cobham, Duchess of Gloucester, public penance London

Eleanor Cobham, Duchess of Gloucester, public penance London
Eleanor Cobham(c.1400-1452), Duchess of Gloucester, accused of practising magic to help her husband Humphrey to the throne, does public penance in the streets of London. Date: 13th November 1441

Background imageAccused Collection: Robert Baillie

Robert Baillie
ROBERT BAILLIE Scottish patriotic activist, a protestant, falsely accused of conspiring against the government and unjustly hanged at Edinburgh. Date: 1640 - 1684

Background imageAccused Collection: Vivian Stranders Trial

Vivian Stranders Trial
Vivian Stranders (1881 - 1959) British man, at the time of his Paris trial, when he was accused of spying for Germany whilst living in France. His solicitor, Mr. Gervais (right)

Background imageAccused Collection: Leonide Pigeaire

Leonide Pigeaire
LEONIDE PIGEAIRE claims to be able to read blindfolded when she is magnetised : though accused of fraud, the question has never been resolved Date: 1837

Background imageAccused Collection: Patkul Accused

Patkul Accused
Patkul, a dissident Swedish noble, incites other nations, including Russia, to go to war with Sweden : Peter orders accusations against Patkul to be bonfired in the Kremlin. Date: 1702

Background imageAccused Collection: Pierre Philippeaux

Pierre Philippeaux
PIERRE PHILIPPEAUX French revolutionary statesman who antagonised Robespierre, was accused of treason and guillotined. Date: 1759 - 1794

Background imageAccused Collection: Auto-da-fe of the Spanish Inquisition. Engraving

Auto-da-fe of the Spanish Inquisition. Engraving by Vergeil (19th c.). Engraving

Background imageAccused Collection: Old Hag - Stratton

Old Hag - Stratton
A typical old hag - old women such as her are liable to be accused of practising black magic and witchcraft

Background imageAccused Collection: PHRYNE

PHRYNE, a Greek courtesan, is accused of profaning religious ceremonies, but her lawyer Hyperides wins an acquittal when she strips on the shore before the judges

Background imageAccused Collection: Joseph cast into prison

Joseph cast into prison
Joseph after being falsely accused by Potiphars wife cast into prison - Thomas Bankes Bible, Genesis 39.20. 1787

Background imageAccused Collection: Inquisition. Inquisitor questioning a defendant. Engraving

Inquisition. Inquisitor questioning a defendant. Engraving
Tribunal of the Inquisition. Inquisitor questioning a defendant. Engraving, 1692

Background imageAccused Collection: The adulterous woman

The adulterous woman
Jesus, before the adulterous woman, writes on the floor of the church: the one of you is without sin throw the first stone to her. Then he says: go and sin no more

Background imageAccused Collection: Pere Coret expedient

Pere Coret expedient
War of Spanish Independence (1808-1815). Expedient of Pere Coret accused of being double spy.A?a?A?a?1813

Background imageAccused Collection: Expedient to Pere Coret

Expedient to Pere Coret
War of Spanish Independence (1808-1815). Expedient of Pere Coret accused of being double spy. Signed in Vilanova i la Geltr?? by clergyman governor Pedro Jos? Avella, 1813

Background imageAccused Collection: William Gordon-Cumming

William Gordon-Cumming
Sir WILLIAM GORDON-CUMMING Distinguished soldier, his career destroyed when he was accused of cheating at cards in the Baccarat scandal, at Tranby Croft, 1890. Date: 1854 - 1921

Background imageAccused Collection: Edmund Elys

Edmund Elys
EDMUND ELYS Churchman, accused of conspiracy and the like, author of numerous religious poetical works. Date: 1634 - 1707+



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