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Colonel Blood

the man who stole the crown jewels

by David C. Hanrahan

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Published by Sutton Pub. in Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Blood, Thomas, 1618?-1680,
    • Crown jewels -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century,
    • Jewel thieves -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Charles II, 1660-1685 -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-201) and index.

      StatementDavid C. Hanrahan.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA447.B5 H36 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 212 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3363872M
      ISBN 100750933275
      LC Control Number2004426478
      OCLC/WorldCa52144169

      Colonel Blood () was a British film written and directed by W. P. Lipscomb. It was a dramatised account of Thomas Blood, a 17th-century adventurer in England. Plot. The plot Music by: Colin Wark, Charles Cowlrick.   The life of Colonel Blood and the goings-on of the Cromwellian and Restoration eras are told here with utter vivacity." -- Booklist "A good history of difficult times in England and Ireland." -- Kirkus Reviews "A raffish and intrepid adventurer, Blood led one of those colorful lives that people who read too much secretly wish could be theirs.

      In Cold Blood was originally published in four parts in The New Yorker and then released as a novel in In Cold Blood took six years for Capote to research and write, and it took an incredible toll on Capote, personally — so much so that he never published another book again. In Cold Blood is said to have been his undoing. Colonel Blood Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by Max Peacock (Author), Paul Anna Soik (Illustrator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Mass Market Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $Author: Max Peacock.

      He was a self-styled colonel who first fought with Royalist forces in the First English Civil War but later switched sides as the war progressed and became a lieutenant on the side of the Roundheads. He once made a plan to kidnap the Duke of Ormonde, James Butler which failed miserably and Blood had to . Lesley Shane - Alias Colonel Blood (1 of 2) Next Mission and Disclaimer: The mission of Comic Book Plus is to present completely free of charge, and to the widest possible audience, popular cultural works of .


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Development. Sabatini was a proponent of basing historical fiction as closely as possible on history. Although Blood is a fictional character, much of the historical background of the novel is loosely based on fact.

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Thomas Blood.”.