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THE LAST PICTURE OF CASEMENT
This picture was the last taken of Sir Roger Casement. It shows him
leaving the law courts for the Tower of London after his appeal to the high
court for a. new trial was dismissed. Casement was hanged by the noose
in the Tower of London today, having been convicted' on charges of con
spiracy against the government.
MANY NOTABLES DIE IN TOWER
The melancholy Tower of London
where Sir Roger Casement was
hanged has been the scene of many
notable executions and murders
since the fourteenth century, as fol
lows: 1471 Henry VI. murdered.
1478 George, duke of Clarence,
1483 Lord Hastings beheaded.
1483 Edward V. and Richard,
Duke of York, sons of Edward IV.,
smothered to death.
1499 Earl of Warwick beheaded.
1513 Edmund de lo Pole, Duke of
1521 Edward Bohun, Duke of
1535 Sir Thomas More beheaded.
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