“There was something about Mr Stapleton. Something different. No doubt about it, Mr Edward Stapleton was a man apart.”

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Having first seen Her Majesty’s Inspector of Anatomy in Westminster Hall, Tumbley comes face to face with him twenty years later when he, Tumbley, is a successful barrister on the verge of taking silk and Stapleton is surprisingly unchanged. It’s the first rule of cross-examination: Never ask a question you don’t know the answer to. After an evening with the singular Mr Stapleton Tumbley thinks that should be amended slightly. Never ask a question you’d rather not know the answer to.

​A Twisted Tale of burkers and anatomists and how Victorian law was changed to bridle Victorian science.

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