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The Strange Life- and Even Stranger After Life - of the Reverend Dr William Dodd

Author Wendy Moore reveals the fate of William Dodd, popular curate and champlain to King George III who was sentenced to hang for forgery in 1773.

William Dodd, popular curate and chaplain to King George III, was sentenced to hang for forgery in 1777. Dodd hoped surgeon and anatomist John Hunter could save him. Hunter’s brother, William, was mentor of anatomist William Hewson, son-in-law of Franklin’s Craven Street landlady. Wendy Moore, author of The Knife Man and Wedlock, reveals what became of the ill fated Reverend Dr Dodd.


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Date and Time:

30 April 2012 at 12:00 pm


1 hour



Benjamin Franklin House
36 Craven Street
0207 839 2006

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