Fenian brotherhood Clerkenwell bombing

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Historical Context Note

The Irish Republican Brotherhood exploded a bomb at Coldbath Fields Prison (Clerkenwell Gaol) in London. Several passers-by were killed. Several of the perpetrators were arrested and hung in 1868.

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Editors. "Fenian brotherhood Clerkenwell bombing". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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