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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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!

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!

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…

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…

April 30,  1980: IRANIAN EMBASSY SIEGE IN LONDON  -    Six armed men storm and take control of the Iranian Embassy in London, U.K. Demanding the release of Arab prisoners in Khuzestan Province, Iran, they took 26 hostages, of which one was killed.

April 30, 1980: IRANIAN EMBASSY SIEGE IN LONDON - Six armed men storm and take control of the Iranian Embassy in London, U.K. Demanding the release of Arab prisoners in Khuzestan Province, Iran, they took 26 hostages, of which one was killed.

Dancing for the Hangman is a fictionalised account of Hawley Harvey Crippen’s life leading up to 23 November 1910 when he was hanged by John Ellis at Pentonville Prison in London for the murder of …

Dancing for the Hangman – Martin Edwards

Dancing for the Hangman is a fictionalised account of Hawley Harvey Crippen’s life leading up to 23 November 1910 when he was hanged by John Ellis at Pentonville Prison in London for the murder of …

James Earl Ray (1928-1998) was convicted of shooting and killing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis in 1969. Ray fled the US after the assassination and was eventually caught in London. He pleaded guilty to the murder and received a 99-year sentence. He later withdrew his confession and escaped from prison in 1977 but was caught three days later. He died in prison in 1998. His ashes were taken to Ireland because he didn’t want to be buried in the U.S.

4 Easy, Delicious Vegetarian Recipes to Try at Home

James Earl Ray (1928-1998) was convicted of shooting and killing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis in 1969. Ray fled the US after the assassination and was eventually caught in London. He pleaded guilty to the murder and received a 99-year sentence. He later withdrew his confession and escaped from prison in 1977 but was caught three days later. He died in prison in 1998. His ashes were taken to Ireland because he didn’t want to be buried in the U.S.

Traitors Gate, Tower of London, where prisoners were taken into custody, including Princess Elizabeth.

Traitors Gate, Tower of London, where prisoners were taken into custody, including Princess Elizabeth.

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