Robert Emmet arrested in Harold’s Cross 1803

#OnThisDay 1803 Robert Emmet was captured in Harold’s Cross.After his rebellion failed, instead of leaving for France, Emmet chose to be with his fiancé. He was taken to Dublin Castle, then Kilmainham Gaol &later tried for high treason.He was hanged & beheaded.

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