Locked Up in the Tower of London

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Annabel's uncle is a Beefeater, one of the special Yeoman Warders at the Tower of London! He’s always telling her about the famous prisoners the Tower of London has held over the years so she's taking us on a tour to check the place out for ourselves!

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John Gerard and how he escaped the Tower of London

One of the Tower of London’s most famous prisoners was John Gerard, a Jesuit from a northern Catholic family.
After studying on the Continent, he returned to England as a Jesuit priest, moving between families until he was captured in 1594.
At this t…