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Famous Public Executions on Tower Hill (Tower Of London)

Tower Hill & Public Executions:
  • Historically famous for public executions.
  • Public executions of high-profile criminals were carried out on the hill.
  • Tower Hill is an elevated spot found north-west of the Tower of London.
  • Formerly it was under the direct administrative control of the Tower of London.
Executions In Chronological Order:
  • 1296 - King Baliol of Scotland
  • 1305 - William Wallace
  • 1381 - Simon Sudbury Archbishop of Canterbury
  • 1497 - James Tuchet (a commander of the Cornish Rebellion of 1497)
  • 1521 - Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham
  • 1535 - John Fisher Bishop of Rochester
  • 1535 - Sir Thomas More
  • 1536 - Mark Smeaton (implicated with Anne Boleyn)
  • 1536 - Sir Henry Norris (implicated with Anne Boleyn)
  • 1536 - George Boleyn (implicated with Anne Boleyn)
  • 1536 - Sir Francis Weston (implicated with Anne Boleyn)
  • 1536 - William Brereton (implicated with Anne Boleyn)
  • 1540 - Thomas Cromwell
  • 1542 - Thomas Culpepper (implicated with Catherine Howard)
  • 1542 - Henry Mannox (implicated with Catherine Howard)
  • 1542 - Francis Dereham (implicated with Catherine Howard)
  • 1546 - Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
  • 1546 - Thomas, Duke of Norfolk
  • 1549 - Thomas Seymour, High Admiral of England
  • 1552 - Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset and Lord Protector
  • 1554 - Guildford Dudley (husband of Lady Jane Grey)
  • 1586 - Sir Anthony Babington (implicated with Mary, Queen of Scots)
  • 1606 - Guy Fawkes
  • 1613 - Thomas Overbury
  • 1615 - Sir Gervase Helwys
  • 1618 - Sir Walter Raleigh
  • 1631 - Mervyn Tuchet (or Audley), 2nd Earl of Castlehaven
  • 1641 - Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford
  • 1645 - William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury
  • 1662 - Sir Henry Vane the Younger
  • 1685 - James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth
  • 1746 - William Boyd, 4th Earl of Kilmarnock
  • 1747 - Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat
Executions In Name Order:
  • Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset and Lord Protector (1552)
  • Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham (1521)
  • Francis Dereham (implicated with Catherine Howard) (1542)
  • George Boleyn (implicated with Anne Boleyn) (1536)
  • Guildford Dudley (husband of Lady Jane Grey) (1554)
  • Guy Fawkes (1606)
  • Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1546)
  • Henry Mannox (implicated with Catherine Howard) (1542)
  • James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth (1685)
  • James Tuchet (a commander of the Cornish Rebellion of 1497) (1497)
  • John Fisher Bishop of Rochester (1535)
  • King Baliol of Scotland (1296)
  • Mark Smeaton (implicated with Anne Boleyn) (1536)
  • Mervyn Tuchet (or Audley), 2nd Earl of Castlehaven (1631)
  • Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat (1747)
  • Simon Sudbury Archbishop of Canterbury (1381)
  • Sir Anthony Babington (implicated with Mary, Queen of Scots) (1586)
  • Sir Francis Weston (implicated with Anne Boleyn) (1536)
  • Sir Gervase Helwys (1615)
  • Sir Henry Norris (implicated with Anne Boleyn) (1536)
  • Sir Henry Vane the Younger (1662)
  • Sir Thomas More (1535)
  • Sir Walter Raleigh (1618)
  • Thomas Cromwell (1540)
  • Thomas Culpepper (implicated with Catherine Howard) (1542)
  • Thomas Overbury (1613)
  • Thomas Seymour, High Admiral of England (1549)
  • Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford (1641)
  • Thomas, Duke of Norfolk (1546)
  • William Boyd, 4th Earl of Kilmarnock (1746)
  • William Brereton (implicated with Anne Boleyn) (1536)
  • William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury (1645)
  • William Wallace (1305)

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