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Re: Jewellery theft crown princess Margrethe of Denmark (1964)
Posted by Stig on June 23, 2012, 9:05 am, in reply to "Jewellery theft crown princess Margrethe of Denmark (1964)"
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: In 1964 jewellery of Crown Princess Margrethe
: of Denmark were stolen while she was on
: holiday. She was a guest of the Marquess of
: Northampton in his castle. Apparently the
: thiefs broke into her bedroom on the first
: floor while a party was going on downstairs.
: Does anyone have more information on this
19 pieces of jewellery were stolen from Princess Margrethe - a.o. a gold bracelet with six charms (some of them acquired during a stay in Egypt); a two-rows pearl necklace (acquired during a journey in the Far East); a pearl bracelet with a diamond lock; seven rings with diamonds, pearls and emeralds; a silver ring with a chalcedony stone (made by jeweller John RÝrvig).
Source: "Politiken" 17 November 1964