In the Season 2 finale, we recount the story of Robert Ray Hamilton and the bizarre saga of his marriage, divorce, and mysterious death. Hamilton, a great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton, caused a stir in Victorian society after marrying bordello worker Eva Steele Mann.
This would be the least scandalous part of their relationship. It was not until Eva’s jealousy of the family nanny that her con on Robert Ray would unravel and lead to his death.
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