Robert Peters (bigamist)

Robert Peters (born Robert Michael Parkins; 1918–2005, Kettering General Hospital)[1][2] was a de-frocked minister, a plagiarist, a conman, and a bigamist who married at least eight women.[3] He was dubbed "the Romeo Rev" by the popular press. In 2019 he was the subject of a biography by Adam Sisman titled The Professor and the Parson: A Story of Desire, Deceit and Defrocking (Profile Books).[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Morrison, Blake (25 May 2019). "The Professor & the Parson by Adam Sisman review – a story of desire, deceit and defrocking". the Guardian. Retrieved 14 December 2020.
  2. ^ Sisman, Adam. (2019). The Professor and the Parson: A Story of Desire, Deceit and Defrocking. Profile Books. p. 5. ISBN 978-1-78283-530-1.
  3. ^ Whyte, William (May 2019). "A Cheat Dog-Collared The Professor & the Parson: A Story of Desire, Deceit & Defrocking By Adam Sisman". Literary Review. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Fantasist, bigamist and cheat: the colourful career of Robert Parkin Peters". The Spectator. 4 May 2019. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  5. ^ Freeman, Laura (1 May 2019). "The Professor & the Parson by Adam Sisman review — a life of eight wives and uncontrollable lies". Thetimes.co.uk. Retrieved 6 May 2019.