1821 – A Change of Gown to Fool The Crown in Clonmel

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Freemans Journal, 5 October 1821

 

When you are in a tight spot with the courts, and all hope seems lost, what should you do? Change your plea? Or change your clothes? The Freemans Journal describes some bizarre events at Clonmel Assizes that Monty Python would have struggled to concoct…

 

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