On this day in 1660, Samuel Pepys wrote in his diary:
“This morning Mr Carew was hanged and quartered at Charing Cross, but his quarters, by a great favour, are not to be hanged up”.
John Carew was one of a number of the signatories to the death warrant of Charles I at the end of the Civil War in 1649 to be hunted down and executed by Charles II after the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660 (see also October 13th posting).
The Civil War is discussed on various of our walks, including the “Tudor and Stuart London”, “Tudor and Stuart City Highlights” and “Rebellious London” themed specials.
Further details of all our walks are available in the Our Guided Walks section of this web-site.
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