14th June 1381, Simon Sudbury, Archbishop of Canterbury was dragged from the Tower of London by peasants from the Peasants Revolt, who had congregated on Blackheath to negotiate with King Richard II. The Archbishop was dragged onto Tower Hill and beheaded after eight swings of the axe. His crime was being the Lord Chancellor of England and imposing taxes upon the people which were unpopular. Later the peasants were rounded up and executed. http://www.nndb.com/people/260/000097966/
Queen Elizabeth II
2nd June 1953 Queen Elizabeth is crowned Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Thomas Cromwell - prisoner
10th June 1540, Thomas Cromwell was arrested at Westminster and taken to the Tower for imprisonment. He was later executed on Tower Hill for Treason. He is the Great Grandfather of Oliver Cromwell who defeated Charles I and became Lord Protector of England. http://englishhistory.net/tudor/citizens/cromwell.html