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1Andrew-theQM
Dec 2, 5:54pm Top

Does the murder of Earnshaw tell us anything, or help us at all?

2gaylebutz
Dec 2, 8:17pm Top

It may suggest it has something to do with Earnshaw's church or something or somebody from the town. Earnshaw seemed to know his killer and he also knew Nigel and Francis were brothers.

3bhabeck
Dec 2, 9:05pm Top

this puts me back to the revenge angle and that it was - perhaps - tied to the Hellfire Club and its victims.

4Olivermagnus
Dec 2, 9:09pm Top

I can't think why Earnshaw could have been a threat to anyone. It still feels like a revenge killing. I thought it might be related to some sort of blackmail.

5EadieB
Dec 3, 5:50am Top

I believe it was revenge too.

6Carol420
Dec 3, 6:21am Top

I'm on the revenge side also. He knew the players but I don't see how anything he knew could have been considered a threat or enough of a thread to cause him to be killed. Might have been something he was an accidental witness to???

7Sergeirocks
Dec 3, 1:04pm Top

It didn't help me at all...! 😐

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