Life in Confinement

Tracing Your Roots, Series 6 Episode 2 of 5
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What happened to all those ancestors who were "disappeared" into institutions because society couldn't cope with them or deemed their behaviour unacceptable? Sally and Nick answer listeners questions about life in confinement.

And what if your ancestor was locked away indefinitely on the Queen's say-so? Sally visits the Tower of London looking for traces of a suspected traitor.

Produced by Liza Greig.

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28 minutes

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Tue 20 Sep 2011 16:00