Tichborne case


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Tichborne case

claimant to the Tichborne baronetcy impersonated the missing heir; proved a perjuror and imprisoned. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 898]
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Advertisements seeking news of his whereabouts are published in the Australian papers (as later happened in the Tichborne case in 1865).
The analogy to the Tichborne case is clear, as is the class and social mobility motif.
The Tichborne case only became known to the world when Lady Tichborne first advertised for her son in the Times in May, 1863.
How can we explain Ravenshoe as a prelude to the Tichborne case? One possibility is sheer coincidence.