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The audacious crimes of Colonel Blood : the spy who stole the crown jewels & became the king's secret agent

By: Hutchinson, Robert

1474622011 / 9781474622011
Paperback
13/05/2021
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United Kingdom
20 cm xxvi, 341 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
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Reprint. Originally published: 2015.

'A marvellous romp' The Times'The clash of blades, the whizzing bullets and galloping hooves guarantee nonstop adventure' Literary ReviewIn May 1671, Colonel Blood became the only person ever to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London.

How did he succeed? Why did King Charles II decide to pardon him, and hire him as his personal spy?In a page-turning narrative that reads like a thriller, Robert Hutchinson tells the compelling story of Colonel Blood: turncoat, fugitive, double agent - and the most wanted man in Restoration England.

BIC:

1DBKE England, 3JD c 1600 to c 1700, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBLH Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700

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