Sarah Caudwell

Woman Writer
Born May 27, 1939

Sarah Caudwell was the pseudonym of Sarah Cockburn, a British barrister and writer of detective stories. She is best known for a series of four murder stories written between 1980 and 1999, centred around the lives of a group of young barristers practicing in Lincoln’s Inn and narrated by a Hilary Tamar, a Professor of Medieval Law (gender unknown), who also acts as detective.… Read More

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1939 Birth Born in 1939.


1966 27 Years Old Having been called to the Bar, she practised as a Barrister for several years in Lincoln’s Inn, where she was admitted to and was entitled to practice in 1966, and later specialised in international tax planning at Lloyds Bank. … Read More


1995 56 Years Old She also wrote a play, The Madman’s Advocate, which was given a rehearsed reading in Nottingham in 1995: a study of Daniel M'Naghten's attempt in 1843 to assassinate Sir Robert Peel and the resulting establishment of the M'Naghten Rule as a legal standard for defining the sanity of a defendant in law. … Read More


2000 61 Years Old She died of cancer in January 2000 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. … Read More
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