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Height: 27 m
Detection: 1078
Architecture: neogothic
Destination: museum
Address: The Tower Of London, Tower Hill London
E...
Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, more
commonly known as the Tower of London, a historic castle, is
located on the ...
The 15th century Tower
in a manuscript of poems
by Charles, Duke of
Orléans
The castle was used as a prison since at least 1100,
although that was not its primary purpose. A grand palace early
in it...
The responsibility for looking after the prisoners was
given to the Yeomen Warders or Beefeaters (These
guards, although l...
As well as being a palace and a fortress, the Tower of
London has also served as:
•the first Royal Armoury
•Royal Mint
•Ro...
Many people have been locked in the Tower, for
religious beliefs or suspected treason. Here you can see the
list of the mo...
Guy Fawkes The Princes of the Tower
Ravens have lived at the
Tower of London for hundreds of
years. Legend has it that if the ravens
ever leave the Tower of L...
St John's Chapel
Today the Tower of London is a house of
the Crown Jewels and is open to the public as a
museum !
Made by Kobik Luba
form 8 A
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  1. 1. Height: 27 m Detection: 1078 Architecture: neogothic Destination: museum Address: The Tower Of London, Tower Hill London EC3N 4AB
  2. 2. Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, more commonly known as the Tower of London, a historic castle, is located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London, England. William the Conqueror It was founded in 1066 as part of the Norman Conquest of England. The White Tower, which gives the entire castle its name, was built by William the Conqueror in 1078, and was the symbol of Norman power.
  3. 3. The 15th century Tower in a manuscript of poems by Charles, Duke of Orléans
  4. 4. The castle was used as a prison since at least 1100, although that was not its primary purpose. A grand palace early in its history, it served as a royal residence. As a whole, the Tower is a complex of several buildings set within two concentric rings of defensive walls and a moat.
  5. 5. The responsibility for looking after the prisoners was given to the Yeomen Warders or Beefeaters (These guards, although looking very similar, are different from the Yeomen of the Guard).
  6. 6. As well as being a palace and a fortress, the Tower of London has also served as: •the first Royal Armoury •Royal Mint •Royal Observatory •Royal Zoo Wire animals at tower
  7. 7. Many people have been locked in the Tower, for religious beliefs or suspected treason. Here you can see the list of the most famous prisoners. Anne Boleyn Elizabeth I
  8. 8. Guy Fawkes The Princes of the Tower
  9. 9. Ravens have lived at the Tower of London for hundreds of years. Legend has it that if the ravens ever leave the Tower of London the White Tower will crumble and a great disaster shall befall England.
  10. 10. St John's Chapel
  11. 11. Today the Tower of London is a house of the Crown Jewels and is open to the public as a museum !
  12. 12. Made by Kobik Luba form 8 A
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