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Prisoners at the Tower of London in October
 
 
 
A selection of prisoners who were held in the Tower of London during the month of October
 
Edward Squire
Edward Squire
Edward Squire was imprisoned in the Tower on 19th October 1598 for attempting to murder Queen Elizabeth I by applying poison to the pommel of her horse's saddle. He confessed to the charge and was hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn on 13th November 1598

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Squire,_Edward_(DNB00)
Thomas Howard 17th Duke of Norfolk
Thomas Howard was imprisoned for the first time in the Tower on charges of intending to marry Mary, Queen of Scots without his sovereigns permission as part of the Northern Rebellion. He was released 3rd August 1570 after promising to relinquish the idea. The following year he was arrested and imprisoned again only this time he paid with his life.

http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Documents/NorthernRebellion.htm
Thomas Howard 17th Duke of Norfolk
John Leslie Bishop of Ross
John Leslie Bishop of Ross
John Leslie was imprisoned in the Tower on 20th October 1571 for defending the claim of Mary Queen of Scots to the English throne. He was moved to Farnham Castle and then banished to France in October of 1572.

http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Documents/ridolfi_plot.htm
Sir Michael Stanhope
Sir Michael Stanhope was imprisoned in the Tower on 18th October 1551 for his part in the Seymour treason. He was beheaded on Tower Hill on 26th February 1552 and buried in the Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula

http://www.halhed.com/t4r/getperson.php?personID=I5482&tree=tree1
Sir Michael Stanhope
Sir Gervase Helwys, Lieutenant of the Tower of London
Sir Gervase Helwys, Lieutenant of the Tower of London
Sir Gervase Helwys was imprisoned in his own Tower on 26th October 1615 for his involvement in the murder Sir Thomas Overbury, who was a prisoner in the Tower. Sir Gervase was condemned to die at Tyburn by hanging, however, out of respect to his title the King approved the new venue for his place of death, and so on 20th November 1615, Sir Gervase was hanged on Tower Hill.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gervase_Helwys
Sir George Throckmorton
Sir George Throckmorton was imprisoned in the Tower in October 1538 and questioned about his brother Michael's involvement with the Pole Conspiracy. Sir George was released after questioning and died in 1552.

http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1509-1558/member/throckmorton-sir-george-1489-1552
Sir George Throckmorton
Sir Edward Seymour 9th Earl of Hartford and 9th Duke of Somerset
Sir Edward Seymour 9th Earl of Hartford and 9th Duke of Somerset
Edward Seymour was imprisoned in the Tower on 17th October 1551 on charges of treason for planning to have John Dudley murdered. The charge of Treason was not proven but he was committed of a felony and beheaded on Tower Hill on 22nd January 1552

http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/edwardseymour.htm
Alexander Mar
Alexander Mar was the son of the Earl of Mar, He was imprisoned on 12th October 1297 for assisting Sir William Wallace. Nothing more is known
Alexander Mar
Knights and Men at Arms
Knights and Men at Arms
An Order was issued on 21st October 1306 for the arrest and committal of those who had crossed to foreign parts for a tournament while the King is engaged in the war of Scotland. Nothing more is known
John de Fortore
Was imprisoned on 12th October 1297 for assisting Sir William Wallace
John de Fortore
Sir William Douglas
Sir William Douglas
Sir William Douglas a Scots leader held in Berwick Castle since June 1297 for failing to produce hostages. Bought to the Tower on 11th October 1297. He died a prisoner of the Tower on 6th November 1297