Lizzie Borden

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Lizzie Borden
Lizzie Andrew Borden
BirthplaceFall River, Massachusetts, U.S.
Known for Acquittal in murder of father and stepmother

Borden, Lizzie (Andrew)

(1860–1927) alleged murderess; born in Fall River, Mass. She was arrested and tried for the axe-murders of her father and stepmother in 1892. Acquitted in 1893, she was socially ostracized but remained in Fall River until her death.

Borden, Lizzie (1860–1927)

woman accused of butchering father and stepmother with ax (1872). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 91]
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Synopsis: "The Murderer's Maid" by Erika Mailman deftly interweaves the stories of two women: one, the servant of infamous Lizzie Borden, and the other a modern-day barista fleeing from an attempt on her life.
Firebrand Theatre has once again extended its hit production of "Lizzie," a rock musical based on the story of Lizzie Borden, charged and acquitted of the 1892 ax murders of her parents.
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It's a terribly hot morning in August 1892 in Fall River, Massachusetts, and a distraught Lizzie Borden yells, in the book's opening lines, "Someone's killed Father.
About the book: This fictional retelling of the Lizzie Borden murders is a domestic nightmare, unfolding through multiple perspectives to reveal a claustrophobic household laden with dread.
1860: Lizzie Borden was born in America, attaining notoriety when she was accused of hacking to death both her father and stepmother.
Lizzie Borden, accused of hacking to death her father and stepmother in 1892, is the inspiration for this gruesome reimagining of the crime.
See What I Have Done - Sarah Schmidt, Tinder Press - out Tuesday The famous "alleged" axe murderer Lizzie Borden, accused of hacking to death her father and stepmother in 1892, is the inspiration for this gruesome tale.
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Mum is an ambivalent figure here, unable or unwilling to see that Doris is "changing"; it's no accident that the TV keeps showing a film about Lizzie Borden (who took an axe, and gave her mother forty whacks).