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.



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