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How one little Pekingese dog came to symbolise British imperialism's big messy legacy


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https://nationalpurebreddogday.com/looty-the-pilfered-pekingese/Here's a photo of 'Looty', the little Pekingese taken by British troops from the plundered Royal Palace in Peking.  Looty was taken among 5 other little dogs who'd stayed near the body of a lady, thought to be an aunt in the royal family who'd committed suicide at the approach of foreign troops.   After being taken back to Britain, Looty became the pet of Queen Victoria.  This article gives information on what happened for the other little Pekes.

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