Anthony Addington (1713 – 22 March 1790) was an English physician. Life [ edit ] Addington was born at Twyford , youngest son of Henry Addington (1659-1729), a gentleman who owned a "moderately sized" estate there, where the family had been settled for generations, and his second wife, Elizabeth (c. 1670-1746), daughter of Anthony and Joanna ...
No julgamento inglês de 1752 de Mary Blandy, que foi acusada de envenenar seu pai, o médico legista Anthony Addington testou pó branco encontrado no fundo de uma panela que havia sido usada para servir sopa de aveia para a vítima. Addington aqueceu o pó e notou o mesmo cheiro de alho que o arsênio testado de maneira similar.
16 de set. de 2021 · Dr. Anthony Addington (1790) by Thomas Banks; Thomas Banks, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons. His bust of Dr. Anthony Addington may appear very life-like and full of expression, but in reality, it was modeled from a death mask of the doctor. When he was still alive the doctor worked in the field of treating illnesses of the mind.
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The trial on 3 March 1752 was of some forensic interest, as there was expert testimony about the arsenic poisoning that was presented by Dr. Anthony Addington. Addington had done testing that would be rudimentary by today's standards, but was quite fascinating in the eighteenth century, based on testing residue for traces of arsenic, to such an ...
Anthony Addington, father of the first viscount, was a distinguished physician. Henry Unwin Addington, nephew of the first viscount, was a diplomat and civil servant. The family seat now is Highway Manor (near Calne, Wiltshire) which was inherited in 1936. The former ancestral seat was Upottery Manor, near Upottery, Devon.
This arresting bust represents Dr. Anthony Addington, a physician who specialized in psychiatric disorders and who numbered King George III among his patients. It was commissioned posthumously by Addington’s son, Henry, and was made from a death mask taken shortly after Addington died.