June 3, 2023 6.00 pm

The £70m royal treasure lost in Lincolnshire for centuries

King John’s fortune was swept away by the Wash

King John was desperate. His kingdom was in disarray, with his barons taking up arms against him.

Half his country had been seized by the French, with a foreign prince crowned in London, he had been forced to sign the Magna Carta due to hatred over his high taxes.

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