Person    | Male  Born 19/6/1861  Died 30/12/1896

Dr Jose Rizal

Writer and national hero of the Philippines during the Spanish colonial times. Born Laguna. Executed by firing squad in Manila. He was in London, working at the British Library, May 1888 to January 1889. We learn from Filipino Home that Rizal is a Jack the Ripper suspect - his initials are the clincher.

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Dr Jose Rizal

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Dr Rizal

Greater London Council Dr Jose Rizal, 1861 - 1896, writer and national hero o...

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Sir William Stanley

Sir William Stanley

Soldier who fought in the Wars of the Roses.  Born Lancashire.  Originally a Yorkist, he switched sides and in 1485 fought at Bosworth Field for Tudor Henry VII, for which he was appointed Lord Cha...

Person, Armed Forces, Execution, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Operation Anthropoid

Operation Anthropoid

The code name for the assassination of SS-Obergruppenführer and General der Polizei, Reinhard Heydrich. This was the only only targeted killing of a top-ranking Nazi.  The operation was carried out...

Event, Execution, Czechoslovakia

1 memorial
Sir Robert Hales

Sir Robert Hales

Born Kent.  Lord/Grand Prior of the Knights Hospitallers of England.  As Lord High Treasurer he was responsible for collecting the poll tax. Bad timing for him since the Peasants Revolted, stormed ...

Person, Execution, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Richard Wyche, Vicar of Deptford

Richard Wyche, Vicar of Deptford

Lollard heretic. Vicar of Harmondsworth Middlesex and of St Nicholas Deptford.  He followed the Lollard doctrine which the authorities opposed and so he was burnt at the stake on Tower Hill for her...

Person, Execution, Religion

1 memorial
Corporal Samuel MacPhearson

Corporal Samuel MacPhearson

See Farquar Shaw for the story of the Black Watch mutiny.

Person, Armed Forces, Execution, Scotland

1 memorial