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Streaking / In 1799 a man accepted a wager of 10 guineas (equal to £873 today) to run naked from Cornhill to Cheapside

by Will Corry on September 29, 2013 in Lead story, Nuggets, Rock 'n Roll

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On 5 July 1799, a Friday evening at 7 o’clock, a man was arrested at the Mansion House London and sent to the Poultry  Compter . He confirmed that he had accepted a wager of 10 guineas (equal to £873 today) to run naked from Cornhil to Cheapside

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