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The Houndsditch Murders
Tue 21 March 2017, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT
In 1910, a jewellery robbery in Houndsditch went wrong, leading to the murder of 3 police officers, and ended with a gun battle in the streets of London. This talk by Catherine Coulthard looks at the social and political circumstances behind the robbery, the group responsible for the crime, and the police investigation that led to the Siege of Sidney Street.