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Case File: Reopened Rubrics Shooting

Many students have caught whisper of some of Trinity’s most intriguing historical tales – but what are the facts? This week, Seana Davis explores what really occurred on the night of the Rubrics shooting of 1734.


After midnight on 7 March, 1934, the Front Gate porter was attacked by a mob in white clothing. A surprised Ford was bombarded by a mob of hooligans who began throwing stones at his window.In retaliation, Ford took a pistol