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Tower Hill Execution Site

 
 
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By Chris English, April 11, 2014
1. Tower Hill Execution Site Marker
Inscription. To Commemorate the tragic history and in many cases the martyrdom of those who for the sake of their faith country or ideals staked their lives and lost. On this site more than 125 were put to death. The names of some of whom are recorded here.

Simon of Sudbury, Archbishop of Canterbury 1381 Sir Robert Hales, 1381 Sir Simon de Burley, K.G. 1388 Richard Fitzalan, 3rd Earl of Arundel 1397 Rev. Richard Wyche, Vicar of Deptford 1440 John De Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford 1462 John Tiptoft. Earl of Worcester 1470 Sir William Stanley, K.G. 1495 James Tuchet, 7th Baron Audley 1497 Edward Plantagenet, Earl of Warwick 1499 Edward Stafford, 8th Duke of Buckingham 1521 John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester 1585 Sir Thomas More 1585 Thomas Darcy, Lord Darcy of Templehurst K.G. 1537 Henry Courtenay, Earl of Devon 1538 Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex, K.G. 1540 Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey 1547 Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset 1552 Sir Thomas Wyatt 1554 Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk 1572 Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford 1641 William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1645 Sire Harry Vane 1662 Colonel Algernon Sidney 1683 James, Duke of Monmouth 1685 James Radcliffe, 3rd Earl of Derwentwater 1716 Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat 1747
 
Location.
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By Chris English, April 11, 2014
2. Site of Ancient Scaffold
Site of ancient scaffold. Here the Earl of Kilmarnock and Lord Balmerino suffered 18th August 1746.
51° 30.581′ N, 0° 4.682′ W. Marker is in London, England, in Central London. Marker is on Trinity Square just north of A100. Touch for map. Located approximately 100 meters west of the Tower Hill Underground station. Marker is in this post office area: London, England EC3R, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. London Wall (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); To The Immortal Memory of Sir William Wallace (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); The Battle of Britain Memorial (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); Trial of William Wallace (approx. 3.5 kilometers away); Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (approx. 3.8 kilometers away); Greenwich Foot Tunnel (approx. 5.6 kilometers away); George Orwell House (approx. 8 kilometers away); House of John Keats (approx. 8.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
 
More about this marker. The area is served by Tower Gateway DLR station and Tower Hill tube station. A road named Tower Hill forms a short stretch of the A3211 route between Byward Street in the west and a junction with Minories and Tower Hill Terrace in the east.

Located in the Southwest Corner of Trinity Square
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia - Tower Hill. (Submitted on November 6, 2014, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.)
Tower Hill Execution Site Marker and Memorial Site image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, April 11, 2014
3. Tower Hill Execution Site Marker and Memorial Site
View of the memorial site.

 
Additional keywords. Tower Hill Capital Punishment Execution
 
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Tower Hill Execution Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, April 11, 2014
4. Tower Hill Execution Site Marker
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By Chris English, April 11, 2014
5. Tower Hill Execution Site Marker
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By Chris English, April 11, 2014
6. Tower Hill Execution Site Marker
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By Chris English, April 11, 2014
7. Tower Hill Execution Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2014, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 6, 2014, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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