Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Captain Blood steals crown jewels

Captain Blood steals crown jewels » 1671

Colonel Thomas Blood (1618 – 24 August 1680) was an Anglo-Irish officer and self-styled colonel best known for his attempt to steal the Crown Jewels of England from the Tower of London in 1671. Described in an American source as a "noted bravo and desperado,"[1] he was known for his attempt to kidna...

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