Oscar Wilde Arrested

On this day in 1895, following his disastrous law suit for libel against Marquess of Queensberry, is arrested in his room at the Cadogan Hotel, charged with “committing acts of gross indecency with other male persons.”

Later, John Betjeman would sing of those moments at room 118 in the hotel…

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