British History 2:
From the French Revolution to World War II
Topic: "Majesties and Royal Highnesses"

by Laura Cenicola & Mareike Aumann

Glossary: Jubilee plot

The Jubilee Plot was a failed assassination attempt on Queen Victoria during her Golden Jubilee which was held on 20 June 1887.
In 1887, the British police uncovered the ‘Jubilee Plot', a plan to blow up Westminster Abbey, Queen Victoria and half the British Cabinet.
The bombers were linked, by letters, to Charles Parnell and other Irish MPs who supported Irish independence.

 

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jubilee_plot


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