Chivers, Elizabeth (1682–1712)

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Chivers, Elizabeth (1682–1712)

English murderer. Born in Spitalfields, England, 1682; executed Aug 1, 1712; children: Elizabeth.

At 30, began 1st relationship, with a married attorney named Ward (1711); had daughter Elizabeth, but lost Ward's support when his wife discovered the affair and went public with it; drowned infant in a pond; witnesses made citizen's arrest; pled guilty at trial.

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