Twin brothers Ronald "Ronnie" Kray and Reginald "Reggie" Kray were English gangsters who were foremost perpetrators of organised crime in London's East End during the 1950s and '60s.

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Occupants of the Pentonville Prison in London, 1967 / Insassen des Pentonville-Gefängnisses in London, 1967 | © Jürgen Schadeberg / Mitteldeutscher Verlag / Central German Publishers... ... Old Men, Reading, Books.

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This is Ruth Ellis. She murdered her lover, David Blakeney, a racing car driver. She was executed at Holloway (Women's) prison in London. The last woman to be executed in Britain.

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Graffiti at the Tower of London. Hipster English prisoners, Defaming walls in Latin since before you were born.

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Dennis Nilsen(1945) is a serial killer and necrophiliac, also known as the Muswell Hill Murderer and the Kindly Killer, who committed the murders of 15 young men in London, England between 1978 and 1983.He retained his victims' bodies for extended periods of time before dissecting their remains and disposing of them via burning or flushing the remains down a lavatory.Nilsen was convicted in 1983 of six counts of murder, two of attempted murder and is currently incarcerated in prison in…

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Charles Dickens' pinnacle setting in Little Dorit, Marshalsea prison in London ,around 1897 (an actual place of residence, for a time, during his childhood.) This was a 'Debtors Prison' where whole families would be placed, and rarely left!

London: The Viaduct Tavern is built upon the site of the Giltspur Street Compter, a sheriff's prison demolished in 1855. In the cellar of this London :Victorian pub are the cells for holding the rogues of the day. As the pub name suggests, The Viaduct Tavern is named after the nearby Holborn Viaduct, both the pub and Viaduct were opened by Queen Victoria in 1869.

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Medieval prison. A look at what happened if you were naughty in Late Medieval London ;) ~S http://www.medievalists.net/2014/07/27/prisons-punishments-late-medieval-london/ #London #Prisons #Medieval

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