The Madman Who Cured Himself

John Perceval, son of the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated: “In the year 1830, I was unfortunately deprived of the use of reason”

Cover of Percevals’ original book (Internet Archive)

WWhen lunatic asylums were first opened treating madness was not understood. One man found his own ways and means.

The facts of Percevals’ life

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