S03E04 - "The Merry Widow of Windy Nook" Mary Elizabeth Wilson
British Murders Podcast
In the fourth episode of British Murders Season 3, I tell the story of Mary Elizabeth Wilson aka The Merry Widow of Windy Nook.Between 1955 and 1957, all four of Mary’s husbands suddenly passed away not long after taking their marriage vows.Upon excavation of their respective bodies, their stomachs and intensities were found to contain elemental phosphorus.Mary was only convicted of killing two of her husbands and was sentenced to death by hanging, later commuted to life imprisonment.She died at Holloway prison on December 5, 1962.Follow British Murders on social media:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/britishpodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/britishmurdersTikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@britishmurdersTwitter: https://twitter.com/britishmurdersYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BritishMurdersPodcastMerchandise available here:https://teespring.com/stores/britishmurdersSupport the show on Patreon for early access to ad-free-episodes:https://www.patreon.com/britishmurdersMake a one-off donation here:https://www.buymeacoffee.com/britishmurders All episodes are available on my website:https://www.spreaker.com/show/british-murdersPlease send any British murder case suggestions to:email@example.comIntro music:David John Brady - 'Throw Down the Gauntlet'https://linktr.ee/davidjohnbradymusicMy recording equipment:Shure SM57 Dynamic MicFocusrite Scarlett Solo USB Audio InterfaceAudacityEdited in:Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019AudacityMastered in:AuphonicReferences:EXAMINATION OF EXHUMED MEN. (1957, December 2). The Guardian, 12. Retrieved from Newspaper.com.WIDOW CHARGED WITH MURDER. (1957, December 12). The Guardian, 4. Retrieved from Newspaper.com.WIDOW ON CHARGE OF MURDER. (1957, December 13). The Guardian, 4. Retrieved from Newspaper.com.Widow poisoned two husbands court told. (1958, February 10). Evening Standard, 1–9. Retrieved from Newspaper.com.Widow of 66 on poisoning charges. (1958, February 11). The Guardian, 8. Retrieved from Newspaper.com.WIDOW COMMITTED FOR TRIAL ON MURDER CHARGES. (1958, February 12). The Guardian, 10. Retrieved from Newspaper.com.THE WIDOW OF WINDY NOOK HEARS QC SAY - “Wicked woman poisoned husbands.” (1958, March 24). Evening Standard, 1–10. Retrieved from Newspaper.com.WIDOW GUILTY Sentenced to death. (1958, March 29). Evening Standard, 1. Retrieved from Newspaper.com.EXECUTION DATE. (1958, May 21). The Guardian, 14. Retrieved from Newspaper.com.“WIDOW OF WINDY NOOK IS DEAD.” (1963, January 10). The Guardian, 16. Retrieved from Newspaper.com.Windy Nook & Whitehills Ward Factsheet. (2011). Census 2011. https://www.gateshead.gov.uk/media/2668/Windy-Nook-and-Whitehills-Census-2011-Ward-Factsheet/pdf/Windy_Nook___Whitehills.pdf?m=636566445112170000Southwick, M. (2013, October 1). The Merry Widow of Windy Nook (NZ272610). North-East History Tour. https://northeasthistorytour.blogspot.com/2013/10/the-merry-widow-of-windy-nook-nz272610.htmlRobson, I. (2016, October 31). Dark Angel: We look at another North East woman serial killer - The Merry Widow of Windy Nook. Chronicle Live. https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/history/dark-angel-look-another-north-12103801Morton, D. (2016, November 14). Step back in time at Heworth, Felling and Windy Nook in eastern Gateshead. Chronicle Live. https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/history/step-back-time-heworth-felling-12171316Visser, C. (2017, November 8). Mary Elizabeth Wilson the Merry Widow of Windy Hook. Crimes Lab. http://crimeslab.com/mary-elizabeth-wilson-the-merry-widow-of-windy-hook/Bletchly, R. (2018, March 3). Last Brit sentenced to hang: The gran who murdered three husbands and a lover in two-year killing spree. Mirror. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/last-brit-hanged-gran-who-12119641Estephe, S. (2021, January 10). Mary Elizabeth Wilson Murdered 3 Husbands & a Male Lodger, England – 1958. Unknown Misandry. https://unknownmisandry.blogspot.com/2011/11/mary-elizabeth-wilson-murdered-2.htmlWindy Nook Nature Park. (n.d.). Gateshead Council. Retrieved June 15, 2021, from https://www.gateshead.gov.uk/article/4419/Windy-Nook-Nature-Park-Windy Nook. (n.d.). Gateshead Council. Retrieved June 15, 2021, from https://www.gateshead.gov.uk/article/4731/Windy-NookFemale Killer Mary Wilson. (n.d.). Murder UK. Retrieved June 17, 2021, from http://www.murderuk.com/mary-wilson.htmlSerial killer Mary Elizabeth WILSON - The Merry Widow of Windy Nook. (n.d.). Serial Killer Calendar. Retrieved June 17, 2021, from https://www.serialkillercalendar.com/Mary%20Elizabeth%20WILSON.php
Capítulo 57: Hélène Jégado, Amelia Dyer, Enriqueta Martí Ripollés, y Mary Elizabeth Wilson
En este capítulo hablaremos de las mujeres asesinas menos famosas, empezaremos con Hélène Jégado, Amelia Dyer, Enriqueta Martí Ripollés, Mary Elizabeth Wilson . Hablaremos de estas mujeres juntas debido a que no hay mucha información de sus casos.
Public Sector Perspectives Episode 16: Moving to remote learning with Elizabeth Wilson.
Public Sector Perspectives
2020 has put enormous stress on public servants. In this episode of Public Sector Perspectives, we look at how the Department of Education and Training responded to the challenges of COVID-19 and why their CIO, Elizabeth Wilson believes the term ‘transformation’ can have an adverse reaction. To encourage small incremental changes that in turn optimises the experience people have with the public service we need to rethink our approach to digital transformation.
This month, we’re featuring mini episodes from the Female Criminals special series, “Black Widows.” Every day in June, Female Criminals is taking a closer look at the web of lies, deceit, and murder spun by some of history’s most deadly women: First up, we’re discussing Mary Elizabeth Wilson. Dubbed the “Merry Widow of Windy Nook,” Mary’s lovers had a strange habit of suddenly dropping dead. For more episodes like this one, subscribe to Female Criminals on Spotify. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune in every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Mary Elizabeth Wilson. Dubbed the “Merry Widow of Windy Nook,” Mary’s lovers had a strange habit of suddenly dropping dead... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Eighteen years ago when I started as a student of the Pilates method, I had no idea how quickly it would become a significant part of my daily life. A few years into my practice, I qualified as an instructor in Sydney but didn’t last long as a teacher, finding the effort of giving so intensively in the studio was a tough offset to my job as a mother of four little kids at the time. My very first instructor was Elizabeth Wilson at her fledgling Perth Pilates Studio. Today, with over 25 years teaching experience, Elizabeth is a senior Educator at Polestar Pilates Australia, and is the Director of the Perth Pilates Studio, which has grown exponentially since the day we first met. Liz is without a doubt one of the most intelligent people I know and I love hearing her get nerdy about Pilates. Recorded at Sugarland Studios in 2018.
FGC #303: Woman to Woman: Receiving Women in Crisis with Elizabeth Wilson, LCSW
Faith & Good Counsel Show with Staci Gulino
The wellspring of all that is the Elizabeth Wilson that I've come to know is so evident in this powerful interview, which was originally intended to focus upon the psychiatric and psychological burden suffered by women after an abortion decision.Everyone, however, can benefit from listening to today's episode as Elizabeth shared some incredibly wonderful "faith and good counsel" that really, in essence, applies to every person who experiences a significant crisis of some sort in our lives.And, at some point over the course of life...that's ALL of us, ya'll.So many things to love about Elizabeth's interview...but one thing stood out to me, and I do think it is a take home point for pondering upon in prayer. Elizabeth said.."If we do not have a belief in Divine Mercy, we will be stuck in judgment." The more we learn about and open ourselves to receive Christ's Divine Mercy, the more we will see and experience just how far Jesus will go to pursue us, while never intruding upon our free will.Our sins and wounds and weaknesses keep us enslaved in a spiral of self-loathing, and judgment, and shame, making it seem impossible to trust enough to open to His Mercy. But Christ is very patient and gentle, always inviting and never imposing. He just waits for us to open our heart-just a little bit-to receive His Mercy, unfathomable Love, and the freedom that is our birthright. And his Mercy is meant for EVERY PERSON.This episode was recorded last spring, but perhaps it is somehow divinely providential that it is posted now just three days ahead of the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. Thanks, Elizabeth for your kind patience, for we know that God's timing is always perfect.RESOURCES:"Divine Mercy in My Soul, the Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska "Conversation of the Merciful God to a Despairing Soul: #1486 Woman's New Life Clinic