Stolen: Gold Rosary Beads Carried by Mary Queen of Scots at her Death

May 27, 2021

According to Royal Central:

A range of irreplaceable historical artefacts…was stolen when Arundel Castle was broken into during a £1 million raid.

According to Sussex Police, a burglar alarm at the castle went off at 22:30 BST on Friday, 21 May and officers responded within minutes. Police told the BBC a group of thieves entered Arundel Castle through a window, smashed a glass cabinet, and grabbed the items.

A set of gold rosary beads carried by Mary Queen of Scots to her execution in 1587 were amongst the priceless treasures stolen, along with coronation cups and other gold and silver items.

To read the entire article at Royal Central, please click here.

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