The Poison Bed

A king, his lover and his lover’s wife, one is a killer!

In 1613 a man dies in the Tower of London. Robert and Frances Carr, power couple of James I’s court, are held for his murder – but which of them is guilty. The Poison Bed explores the true story of this mysterious poisoning which rocked the Jacobean court.

‘The Miniaturist meets Gone Girl’ Leanda de Lisle in BBC History Magazine