Twin brothers Ronald "Ronnie" Kray and Reginald "Reggie" Kray were English gangsters who were foremost perpetrators of organised crime in London's East End during the 1950s and '60s.

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Twin brothers Ronald "Ronnie" Kray and Reginald "Reggie" Kray were English gangsters who were foremost perpetrators of organised crime in London's East End during the 1950s and '60s.

British gangsters The Kray Twins enjoying a nice cup of tea

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British gangsters The Kray Twins enjoying a nice cup of tea

The Kray Brothers, 1965 Ph David Bailey

The Kray Brothers, 1965 Ph David Bailey

These photographs, which feature in a new book on the brothers, were drawn from the private collections of friends of the Krays. The book: The Krays From the Cradle to the Grave has been released in what would have been the twins' 80th year. www.thekrayscradletothegrave.com

The Kray twins: unseen pictures of Ronnie and Reggie

These photographs, which feature in a new book on the brothers, were drawn from the private collections of friends of the Krays. The book: The Krays From the Cradle to the Grave has been released in what would have been the twins' 80th year. www.thekrayscradletothegrave.com

Ronnie and Reggie Kray pictured in the 1960s

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Ronnie and Reggie Kray ''HATED'' Martin and Gary Kemp's The Krays film

Ronnie and Reggie Kray ''HATED'' Martin and Gary Kemp's The Krays film

Twin brothers Ronald "Ronnie" Kray October 1933 – 17 March and Reginald "Reggie" Kray October 1933 – 1 October were English gangsters who were the foremost perpetrators of organised crime in the East End of London during the and

Even though this is a real life account.Old gangster movies was one of my hobbies.Loved the black and white movies in that time period.Most just happened to be that sort of  genre.It played a part in my life during the rebellious younger years.Not that bizarre being attracted to well dressed criminals at the time.

How were Frank Sinatra and Morrissey mixed up with the Krays?

Even though this is a real life account.Old gangster movies was one of my hobbies.Loved the black and white movies in that time period.Most just happened to be that sort of genre.It played a part in my life during the rebellious younger years.Not that bizarre being attracted to well dressed criminals at the time.

Reginald and his twin brother Ronald Kray were leading figures in organised crime in London's East End during the 1950s and 1960s. The Krays were involved in armed robberies, arson, protection rackets, violent assaults including torture and the murders of Jack "The Hat" McVitie and George Cornell. Chingford Mount Cemetery, Greater London

Reginald and his twin brother Ronald Kray were leading figures in organised crime in London's East End during the 1950s and 1960s. The Krays were involved in armed robberies, arson, protection rackets, violent assaults including torture and the murders of Jack "The Hat" McVitie and George Cornell. Chingford Mount Cemetery, Greater London

When this photo was taken, The Carpenters’ Arms in Cheshire St was the most notorious pub in London – owned by the gangster twins, Reggie and Ronnie Kray who bought it in 1967 for their mother Violet.

When this photo was taken, The Carpenters’ Arms in Cheshire St was the most notorious pub in London – owned by the gangster twins, Reggie and Ronnie Kray who bought it in 1967 for their mother Violet.

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