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I AN ALLEGED MADMAN AT WINDSOR.

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AN ALLEGED MADMAN AT WINDSOR. Before the Windsor magistrates HerbertThomp^ son, aged twenty-two, a respectably-dressed man, was ciiatged with being a IUllnl ic. Inspector Richards, of the Royal Household Police, watched the case for the palace aut horit ies. Thompson it) appears went to Windsor Castle one afternoon, and 011 reaching Ifetiry VIII.'s gate was slopped by Sergeant. Kelcoy, who inquired his business. Ho said he wanted to see Sir John Coweil to obtain an audience of ihe Queen. He aiso stated that he was Piinco Alexander John Charles Albert, the j youngest son of the Prince and Princess of Wales, who was supposed lo have died in infancy, but had really been placed in charge of a fittiiily named Thompson, and Lhati he last) saw his father, the Prince of Wales, at Edit h-villas, West Kensington, wheu his R ivul H'guuess made him a present of some Lidim. teas. He went to Windsor lo see the Queen with the view of being recognised and "lestored to his birthright." He added that he I would continue to annoy her Majesty until he was taken before the magistrates, when his case would be made known. Dr. Wyborn, who had examined the accused, certified that ho was of unsound mind, but Thompson objected to this opinion, and said he was willing to waive his statement that he was the sou of the Prince of Wales and remain as Herbert Thompson, if the magistrates would not send him to a lunatic 11,111111, He wished to obtain all audience of I he Queen for the purpose of delivering to her Majesty a message from the late Stephen Thompson, who died in Australia, and oil being a-I,oll the IHllllre of that message, calmly replied, I am the message myself." He also said that if the magittiatos would discharge him he would leave Windsor and promise not to offend again. Tlie Bench, however, remanded him for further inquiries.

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