Read more about the article Ely Museum and Ely Bishop’s Gaol, Ely, England
James Thompson, horse-stealer - chained to the floor and a spike iron collar placed around his neck to prevent him trying to escape AGAIN.

Ely Museum and Ely Bishop’s Gaol, Ely, England

Ely Museum is situated in what was once the old Bishop's Gaol where prisoners were chained to the floor to stop them escaping. There's also a dead Roman soldier by the door. Travel Darkly went to take a look at this charming museum in Ely...

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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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Arnos Vale Cemetery © Katherine Conlon

Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol, England

This beautiful and tranquil cemetery in Bristol tells, among many others, the stories of medical discoveries and defeats. The graves there include those who succumbed to the cholera epidemic of 1849, as well as others who helped to prevent the deadly disease taking hold again...

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