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125 deaths on Tower Hill

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Wikipedia lists only 36 (in 2011). Most of the victims that we have researched are recorded as having been beheaded but A London Inheritance, quoting John Stow (c. 1598), refers to "a large scaffold and gallows of timber" on Tower Hill, which says they were hung.

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125 deaths on Tower Hill

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Tower Hill Martyrs - list

{5 plaques, in total listing 27 names, each with their year of death, the fir...

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