My life at the Tower of London
Prisoners at the Tower of London in July
A selection of prisoners who were held in the Tower of London during the month of July
Arthur Squibb - prisoner
Arthur Squibb was imprisoned in the Tower on 9th July 1671 for his involvement in the conspiracy by Colonel Blood to steal the Crown Jewels.
Mr Gibbon - prisoner
Mr Gibbon was imprisoned in the Tower on 10th July 1650 for delinquency. He was released on 23rd August 1650 after he pleaded for more time to settle his fine.
William Davies - prisoner
William Davies was imprisoned in the Tower on 3rd July 1585 for harbouring Catholics, he was moved to Westminster on 16th October 1588
Sir John Mrray - prisoner
Sir John Murray was the secretary to Prince Charles Edward Stuart. He was too ill to fight with the others at Culloden and so was arrested after the battle and imprisoned in the Tower on 19th July 1746. He was released in June 1748 and pardoned.
George Legge, 1st Baron of Dartmouth
George Legge, 1st Baron of Dartmouth was a former Constable of the Tower and was the founder of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers whose HQ and museum is situated within the Tower's grounds. He was imprisoned on 31st July 1691 accused of high treason in conspiring against William II. he died a prisoner on 25th October 1691 with 'his lady being in bed with him'.