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 |E

Reference

TOWER OF LONDON |N RAR.0516

Level

Item

Scope and Content

A newspaper containing an article 'The warrant of the Speaker of the House of Commons, for the committal of the Hon. Baronet to the Tower, in consequence of the vote of the House of Friday last, was at last carried into efect yesterday morning', From: The Times (10 April 1810), page 3, cols. 4-5), '... The Serjeant. - Sir Francis, you are my prisoner, Sir Francis. - By what right, Sir...', Sir Francis protesting takes his leave of the wife and kids and leaves in a glass coach for the Tower via the side-streets to avoid the mob, 'On the entrance of Sir Francis into the Tower some guns were fired from the ramparts, as is usual on such occasions, which gave rise to an alarming report...', More mobs and mayhem

Extent

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