London 04

London Episode 04 The Tower of London

London’s Medieval Fortress

This episode will give you the background information you need to enjoy your visit to the Tower of London to the full. Find out the main facts such as why William the Conqueror built it in the first place and who was imprisoned, tortured and beheaded within its walls. Get the quirky details too: which animals have been kept there over the centuries and what became of them all in the 1820s, which ghosts are still said to roam the premises, what will happen if the last ravens ever fly away?

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