Swollen Hands, Swollen Heart

Posted by Amelia Swhizzagers On 11:59 PM

Not quite as elaborate as the menagerie, but yet still informative, this is the story of John Gerard who was imprisoned in the Salt Tower of the Tower of London in the 1590s. He had been imprisoned and and tortured and his hands had swollen up to the size of balloons. Withstanding all of those things, he escaped from the Cradle Tower one night, shimmying down a rope across the moat to freedom.

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