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...an encyclopedic guide to gangland activity in 1960s London. A multitude of information about The Kray Twins is available, and before the creation of this wiki, information about the gangsters featured was sparse and hard to find, but this wiki hopes to collect all the facts and key dates together, in one place... Any photos and key information such as correct birth/death dates and locations are welcome, please feel free to edit and add!


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"Ronnie Kray" was a gangster in 1960s London, twin brother to Reggie Kray and a one man mob. With his brother, The Kray Twins were the foremost perpetrators of organised crime in the East End of London during the 1950s and 1960s. Ronald Kray was found guilty of the murder of George Cornell and sentenced to thirty years in prison. He was recertified insane and died in Broadmoor Hospital in March 1995 aged 61.

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"Reggie Kray" was a gangster in 1960s London, twin brother to Ronnie Kray. Known to be the more level-headed and less volatile twin one of the two, Reggie married Frances Shea in 1965 and killed Jack McVitie in 1967 and subsequently spent 33 years in prison for the murder. Reggie was released from prison on compassionate grounds in August 2000, eight and a half weeks before his death from bladder cancer, aged 66.

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Krayology

Krayology is a 2016 book by John Bennett. Looking at the rise of the Kray twins with an historian's eye, using a range of sources from memoirs, press reports and significantly, official files held at the National Archives and elsewhere, John Bennett takes a fresh approach to the Kray legend.

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