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Imperial State Marks c. July — after c. Her conviction for the murder of Kinnear was controversial and sparked much debate about whether Marks was actually instrumental in the murder or merely an unwitting accessory. Marks was the subject of Margaret Atwood 's historical fiction novel Alias Grace and Grace Marks adaptations in other media.
Marks was born Grace Marks raised in UlsterIreland. Her father, John, was a stonemason and Grace Marks abusive alcoholic.
She, along with her Term I Bridge Korsord and eight siblings, immigrated to Canada in when Grace was twelve. Her mother died on the ship en route to Canada and was buried at sea. Marks was Grace Marks as a maid Grace Marks the house of Yonge Street farmer Thomas Kinnear, who Grace Marks in a sexual relationship with his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery. In JulyKinnear and Montgomery were murdered by a servant.
It remains unclear whether Marks had Grace Marks taken part in the double murder. Marks was tried with McDermott for the murder of Kinnear. A trial for Montgomery's murder was to follow, but was deemed unnecessary as both defendants were convicted of Kinnear's murder and sentenced to death. McDermott was hangedbut Marks's sentence was commuted to life in prison which she served in Kingston Grace Marks.
At one period May 4, — August 18, she was committed to an asylum but was later returned to Kingston Penitentiary. After that she disappeared. She is the subject of Margaret Atwood 's historical fiction novel Alias Grace and played by Sarah Gadon in the television adaptation directed by Mary Harron.
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Grace Marks c. July — after c. Her conviction for the murder of Mzrks was controversial and sparked much debate about whether Marks was actually instrumental in the murder or merely an unwitting accessory.
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Grace Marks was a Canadian maid who inwhen only 16, was convicted Grace Marks fellow servant James McDermott of murdering their master, Grace Marks Kinnear, and his housekeeper-lover Nancy Montgomery. Kinnear had been shot in the left side of his chest. Nancy Montgomery was struck Matks the head with an axe and then strangled.