Tower of London - Prisoners - Sir Francis Burdett

Object Title

Tower of London - Prisoners - Sir Francis Burdett

Tower of London - Prisoners - Sir Francis Burdett

Date

1810

Reference

TOL NEWS/515

Level

Item

Scope and Content

A newspaper containing an article 'The House of Commons votes for Sir Francis Burdett's commitment to the Tower - the Tower prepares for trouble', From: The Times (9 April 1810), page 2, all col. 5; page 3, all col. 1 and col. 3, The Earl of Moira, Constable of the Tower, on hearing the resolution of the House has 3 cannons taken from the ramparts and placed opposite the gate, the sluices are opened to admit the tide and fill the ditch, Massive crowds build up, a second warrant is laid on Burdett, who fails to turn up at teh Tower, Riots and rumours on the streets

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