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125 deaths on Tower Hill

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125 deaths on Tower Hill

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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Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Lutheran pastor and theologian. 1933 - 35 he was a pastor at two German speaking London churches: German Evangelical Church - Sydenham and the German Reformed Church of St Paul's - Whitechapel. Bo...

Person, Execution, Religion, Germany

4 memorials
Tyburn tree

Tyburn tree

The first recorded execution here was the hanging of the champion of London's poor, William Fitz Osbern in 1196. Back then there may have been a real tree but in 1571 the 'Tyburn Tree' was erected....

Place, Execution, Law, Tragedy

5 memorials
Elizabeth Warne

Elizabeth Warne

Burnt at the stake in Bow (or possibly Stratford) for her Protestant beliefs. Gentlewoman. Widow of John Warne, mother of Joan and a son. Taken at a prayer meeting.

Person, Execution, Religion

1 memorial
Patrick Packingham

Patrick Packingham

Burnt at the stake in Uxbridge for his Protestant beliefs. Aged 23. He was charged with not doing deference to Romish ceremonies, and was condemned by Bishop Bonner, his cause not being heard.  T...

Person, Execution, Religion

2 memorials
Sir Thomas More

Sir Thomas More

Born Milk Street. In conflict with Henry VIII over religion he was imprisoned in the tower, found guilty of treason and beheaded on Tower Hill. Final words: "The King's good servant, but God's Firs...

Person, Execution, Literature, Politics & Administration, Seriously Famous

12 memorials