Did Anyone Ever Escape From The Tower Of London?

Gerard wasn’t the only prisoner to escape from this fortress! The Tower of London might seem like a watertight stronghold, with intimidating gates, a mighty moat and fearsome beefeaters. Even so, some 40 prisoners have escaped its clutches over the centuries — about one per generation.

Check out this great article on Londonist to learn more about the Tower’s successful escapees!


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