Anita Anand & William Dalrymple - Koh-i-Noor

Sunday 9 July 2017
East Lawn Marquee - Wimpole Estate
The celebrated Koh-i-Noor diamond, which sits in the Tower of London, has been at the heart of a row between India and Britain ever since it was taken from the Punjab and presented to Queen Victoria in 1849, with India consistently pressing for its return

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Sunday 9 July 2017 18:00
Internationally acclaimed and bestselling historians William Dalrymple and Anita Anand will challenge the accepted version of the history of this jewel to tell a story of greed, murder, torture and colonialism. Guaranteed to be a gem of an event.
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16:30 - 17:30

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