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As the Nazis bombed Britain, the royals hid the crown jewels in the least likely place


The British Imperial Crown is carried through Parliament in 2014. Queen Elizabeth II wearing the bejeweled Imperial Crown and carrying the Orb and Scepter with Cross, leaves Westminster Abbey after her 1952 coronation. (AP Photo/File)“I wanted to bring the crown jewels, which are the best known but least understood symbols of the nation, back into awareness of the people,” Bruce said. Keay approved of the homespun hiding place for what amounts to the crown jewels of the crown jewels as a proven dodge against would-be thieves. “You’d be one degree more likely to make it through a checkpoint.”Read more Retropolis:Fact checking ‘The Crown’: Jackie Kennedy vs. Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham PalaceFact-checking ‘The Crown’: Is Prince Philip a total jerk?


Source: Washington Post January 13, 2018 09:00 UTC


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