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Charles Bronson Is Now A Lord After Son Buys Him A Title

Charles Bronson Is Now A Lord After Son Buys Him A Title

The prisoner formerly known as Charles Bronson has been bought a title meaning he is now officially called Lord Charles Arthur Salvador.

The inmate's son George Barmby bought him a piece of land in Galloway, Scotland, costing £79.99 and allowing Salvador to call himself a Lord.

According to The Daily Star, the 67-year-old is chuffed with his new title, writing in a letter: "Says it all. Me a Lord. You can't make this up!

"It's something to be proud of, and grateful. It's got a nice ring to it, Lord Salvador."

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A fancy-looking document states that he 'may henceforth and in perpetuity be known by the style and title of Lord and shall hereafter be known as Lord Charles Arthur Salvador'.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

Bamby splashed out on the deed as a bit of a joke and says his dad is 'loving it'.

He told the newspaper: "It just started out as a joke. Dad was looking at land to buy for when he gets out.

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"I saw an advert saying he could buy a tiny patch of land in west Scotland and get a title.

"He absolutely loved the idea of it, and the fact that people would have to call him 'Lord'.

"When he told the screws they didn't believe him, so when the document came through they put it up in his cell for him.

"Some of them call him that now for a laugh - and he is loving it."

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Bamby was revealed to be the con's 'long-lost son' in 2017 and says a DNA test has proved they are father and son.

Speaking in 2018 about their first meeting, Bamby admitted to feeling slightly anxious.

He told This Morning: "I was frightened at first. I was saying to the guards, 'You're not going to leave me on my own with him?'

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"As I moved through security, I heard someone singing, 'Please release me, let me go.'

"I opened this door, I walked in, Charlie is stood on his hands upside down doing 100 press-ups in mid-air, singing this song, without even releasing any breath or anything.

"He jumps up, does a backflip, walks up to the bars in his cage and says, 'Georgie boy!'

"He put his arm through the bars and I was like, 'Do I touch him, what happens?'"

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However, it appears that the pair have since been making up for lost time and building their relationship.

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Claire Reid

Claire is a journalist at LADbible who, after dossing around for a few years, went to Liverpool John Moores University. She graduated with a degree in Journalism and a whole load of debt. When not writing words in exchange for money she is usually at home watching serial killer documentaries surrounded by cats. You can contact Claire at [email protected]