The Tower of London<br />By: Tanner Stokes<br />
Facts<br />The Tower was officially known as Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress.<br />The Tower was used as a fortres...
The Crown Jewels<br />	After being stolen by Westminster Abbey, it was thought to be safe in the Tower. It was then stolen...
Construction of the Tower of London<br />The Tower is separated into sections by the year they were built in.<br />The Whi...
The White Tower<br />Three of the four turrets are square and one is circular.<br />It got its name in 1240 because Henry ...
The Wards<br />The Inmost Ward is situated right around the white tower  even the moat <br /> But before they could build ...
The Western Entrance and Moat <br />The Moat, now a dry ditch that surrounds the Tower, was never filled in even though it...
Ravens<br />At the tower there are six ravens in the belief that if they were absent the tower would fall.<br />In all, te...
Ghosts<br />One story is about two princes that were taken from their mother, and died in the Tower. They were found under...
Bibliography<br />www.Google.com<br />www.Wikipedia.org/Wiki/Tower_of_London<br />Ghosts of the Tower of London <br />    ...
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The Tower Of London

  1. 1. The Tower of London<br />By: Tanner Stokes<br />
  2. 2. Facts<br />The Tower was officially known as Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress.<br />The Tower was used as a fortress, a palace, a prison, and a home to the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.<br />The White Tower was built in the year 1078 by William the Conqueror and is the center of the Tower.<br />The Tower served as a backdrop in William Shakespeare's play,Richard III.<br />
  3. 3. The Crown Jewels<br /> After being stolen by Westminster Abbey, it was thought to be safe in the Tower. It was then stolen again, but is still in the tower. During WWII though, it was taken to Sun Life Insurance in Montreal, Canada where it is safe. <br />
  4. 4. Construction of the Tower of London<br />The Tower is separated into sections by the year they were built in.<br />The White Tower is the oldest.<br />The Inmost, Inner, and Outer wards were built after the White Tower.<br />The western entrance and the moat are the youngest sections of the Tower.<br />
  5. 5. The White Tower<br />Three of the four turrets are square and one is circular.<br />It got its name in 1240 because Henry III had it white washed.<br />What is left of the interior shows that the overall style was Romanesque.<br />A moat was built around it<br />
  6. 6. The Wards<br />The Inmost Ward is situated right around the white tower even the moat <br /> But before they could build the Inner Ward, they demolished some of the older buildings that some citizens said were haunted. That they would anger the supernatural by doing so<br /> When building the Outer Ward they had to fill in the first moat and make a second one <br />
  7. 7. The Western Entrance and Moat <br />The Moat, now a dry ditch that surrounds the Tower, was never filled in even though it has long ago retired in safety for the Tower<br />
  8. 8. Ravens<br />At the tower there are six ravens in the belief that if they were absent the tower would fall.<br />In all, ten ravens are kept at the tower just in case.<br />
  9. 9. Ghosts<br />One story is about two princes that were taken from their mother, and died in the Tower. They were found under the stairs in the White Tower 200 years later.<br />Another story is about a women that was tortured for secrets. Then burned after not saying anything. <br />
  10. 10. Bibliography<br />www.Google.com<br />www.Wikipedia.org/Wiki/Tower_of_London<br />Ghosts of the Tower of London <br /> By: G. Abbott <br />Mysteries of the Tower of London<br />By: G. Abbott <br />

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