Saturday, May 9, 2015

History Trivia - Colonel Thomas Blood.steals the crown jewels

May 9,

 1092 Lincoln Cathedral, one of the most important medieval cathedrals in England, was consecrated.

1386 England and Portugal signed the Treaty of Windsor, the oldest alliance in Europe still in force.

1671 The crown jewels were briefly stolen from the Tower of London by Irish adventurer Colonel Thomas Blood.

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