TIL, that in 1838 a 14 year old boy nicknamed "The boy Jones" broke into Buckingham Palace and stole Queen Victoria's underwear

  1. "This third incident caused a furor, and three additional palace guards were appointed." Looks like the same group protecting the Queen were doing security for Lincoln.

  2. Please tell me this was after a long and healthy life and wasnt executed immediately by the royal guard

  3. A pair of her underwear was on display at Dracula’s Restaurant on the Gold Coast, Australia when I visited about 15 years ago.

  4. When I was 14, the new high school principal moved in next door. A couple buddies and I volunteered to help them move in. One of my more delinquent friends was imprudently entrusted with his wife’s underwear drawer. She was no Queen Victoria and he was no Jones, but local legend ensued.

  5. When footballer Charlie Adam played for Rangers one Celtic fan was at a house party at the house of Charlie's sister. He took a pair of knickers and brought them on a supporters bus going to a match.

  6. "Suh my mate says, 'You thinkin you dogs bollocks, why not go nick the Queens nickers --you bein all ley-gyt likin all that' so I says why not? I'm thinking I'd like ta get a glance of Jenna Coleman, so I hopped tha fence and get in tha buildin. Mate, the queen is a 4 foot tall trawl! Fookin trawl! Horrified, I was. But I stuck to tha plan and hopped out, before I got nicked myself. Mates says 'Don't believe it. Do it again!', so I dooed it again, but I says this time I'm 'Da Boy, Jones!'. Gotta make a name fuh myself. Then tha fookin Beeb and the Mirra and all tha way to tha fookin Guardian leave out the bloody fookin comma!"

  7. So, Queen Victoria was famous for the prudish personality she had in public, but she did have kids, and not just one or two, but a lot of kids. She might have been a prude around the public, but she was definitely getting railed on the regular.

  8. On my feed this was followed by “LPT: Always bring one more pair of underwear than you think you’ll need.”

  9. "Wait a second is that a contraption which you strap to yourself and give another fellow a good inserting?! BY THE QUEEN"

  10. usually associated with the story of Lady Godiva, which is it's own folklore rabbit hole; but earliest recorded uses of the term peeping tom are recorded dating back to the 18th century.

  11. I heard he used them as a sail for his boat afterwards. They later became the original design for parachutes.

  12. Probably got free drinks for the rest of his life, telling the story of how he nicked the queen's knickers.

  13. What a life! After being forced into the Navy, "Jones became an alcoholic and a burglar, and later went to Australia, where he became the town crier of Perth."

  14. I know a guy who dumped the lavatory on the queens airplane using a visit to Canada, went thought the 'wastewater' to collect one of the queens pubes.

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  16. That’s curious. The British singer songwriter Richard Thompson has a song about a guy who has “a hair from the underwear of the Empress Josephine.”

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