Lot 302 , The Krays: A collection of fifty nine letters from Ron Kray to Monica Buckley, in Brixton prison,
The Krays: A collection of fifty nine letters from Ron Kray to Monica Buckley, in Brixton prison, dated between May and December 1968, detailing things for her to do, stories of the old days, that he worries for her, what he is doing in prison, clearly showing his love for her as he calls her 'Angelface', 'Little Angel' and 'My China Doll'
These lengthy and detailed letters are one of the surprises of the archive, revealing as it does, one of the most unexpected relationships of Ron Kray's life. For Monica was the wife of Bobby Buckley, ex-jockey, member of the Kray's 'Firm' and the love of Ron's life. When Monica later discovered the truth of Ron and Bob's relationship she broke all contact with Ron. She and Bob both died shortly after from a drugs overdose.
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