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HM Prison Holloway
HMP Holloway has a rich feminist history and connection to the suffragettes. This viewpoint will touch on the feminist history of the prison and the current use and future of the site.
The Tower of London
Although never officially a prison, the Tower of London has held hundreds of London’s most dangerous prisoners. Like the story of the Tower itself, its role as prison is a varied one.
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Henry VIII’s Lost Palaces: Esher Place
Only the gatehouse of the once lavish Esher Place remains, but step back in time to imagine the palace in its prime. It was a house of exile for Cardinal Wolsey and a place of mourning for Henry VIII, before serving as a private residence for the remainder of the sixteenth century. It even witnessed an early seventeenth century exorcism.