Pearls – From Princes to Paupers

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In her book, Buried Treasure – Travels Through The Jewel Box (Hoddon & Stoughton 2006), Victoria Finlay has Julius Caesar standing on the shores of France in 55BC, eyeing out the shores of Britain, ready to invade. According to his biographer, Gaius Suetonius Tranquillis, Caesar had scant intelligence of what awaited him, save that the …

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