Old Timey Crimey #58: Roger Tichborne - "Shy Tortoise"


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This week, we talk about a man who was maybe a nobleman or maybe not? Probably not. Almost definitely not. But he sure seemed to think so!

Plus, the best deformations....whaaat? Crikey Mikey, and some wikipedia translations.

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“The Tichborne Claimant, a Victorian mystery.” Ennever.com http://www.ennever.com/histories/history19478.php

“Roger Tichborne.” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tichborne_case

Albert Borowitz. “Blood & Ink: An International Guide To Fact-Based Crime Literature.”

Dana Schwartz. “The Butcher Baronet.” Noble Blood Podcast. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6RC60PaO0sKQbEF9WVKypw?si=tPTGMRDNTV2lEXTNcPCYIw

Francesca Kettle. “‘For the Snark was a Boojum, you see.’ The case of The Claimant, The Medals and The Poem.” Vides/Oxford. https://open.conted.ox.ac.uk/sites/open.conted.ox.ac.uk/files/resources/Create%20Document/For%20the%20Snark%20was%20a%20Boojum_Francesca%20Kettle.pdf

Lewis Carroll. “The Hunting of the Snark.” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43909/the-hunting-of-the-snark



Stacy Conrad, mentalfloss.com


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