Chicago May was known as "The queen of crooks," or, "The queen of the blackmailers." A notorious criminal, she worked as an international criminal who operated on four continents and nine countries. She was infamous for blackmailing, swindling, pickpocketing, assault, prostitution, betrayal and revenge.
Part of the original Edgeworthstown Estate, the original manor house was built in 1672 by Richard Edgeworth. It was a modest building with tiny windows. In the 1770’s Richard Lovell Edgeworth enlarged and remodeled the house. He made the bigger rooms brighter by adding additional windows, and made use of more novel bu