A Brazen Theft: The Irish Crown Jewels

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On July 8, 1907 one of the most shocking and brazen crimes in history was discovered. The Manchester Evening news reported, incredulously: “On the eve of the departure of the King and Queen on a state visit to Ireland comes the startling news that the Jewels of the Order of St Patrick, valued at 50,000 pounds, have been stolen.”

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