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Tower of London

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This history of the Tower of London charts begins from its foundation by William the Conqueror in 1066-7 to its 're-medievalisation' in the 19th century and its fate during the two world wars. Throughout its long history, the Tower has attracted a number of important functions and its role as armoury, royal palace and fortress, prison and place of execution, mint, menagerie and jewel house is explained, as well as its modern role as tourist attraction and home to a thriving community.

History Timeline : http://www.hrp.org.uk/webcode/timeline.asp?ID=52

Tower Hill

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Great photos like the rest. I have not been to London since 2001 so it is nice to see some of the completed buildings that were not there at that time.

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Nice Pics! Really enjoyed the interior shots as well, all that detailing of the woodwork and metalwork you never see in modern construction.

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Thanks for posting those! I'm taking my family to London later in the spring or early fall. Can't wait to see Tower Hill and the rest of the city!

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