Read more about the article Oliver Cromwell and Charles I London Execution Sites
Cromwell's head before it was buried at the chapel in Sidney Sussex College, with thanks to the college

Oliver Cromwell and Charles I London Execution Sites

Charles I was executed outside Banqueting House in London on 30th January 1649 after years of Civil War. Cromwell, on the orders of Charles II, was posthumously executed at Tyburn on the anniversary in 1661. We went to take a look at the execution locations in London and the place Cromwell's head is buried in Cambridge...

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The Capuchin Catacombs Palermo, Sicily, Italy

The catacombs in Palermo, Italy, are among the creepiest we've seen and visitors must beware; what's inside really isn't suitable for children. They house the bodies of preserved monks and wealthy Sicilians from a couple of centuries past, wearing the clothes they wished to be buried in...

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