Author name: Zoey

The Byward Tower

When you cross the little bridge over the grass where the moat used to be, the first building you come to is called the Byward Tower. This bridge is where the drawbridge used to be back when the moat had water in it. You remember me telling you about that, don’t you, null? Inside the archway …

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The Lion Tower

Shall we go get some ice cream at the Tower Restaurant? I like strawberry myself, but you can have whatever flavor you want. Ravens’ favorite food is raw egg, which tastes pretty good to ravens. I don’t think they sell raw egg ice cream at the Tower Restaurant though so I will have a strawberry …

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About The Tower

The Tower of London is quite large, and lots of neat things have happened here. It was built a long time ago by a Frenchman called William the Conquerer (that’s him over on the left) who came over to England in the year 1066 — that’s almost a 1,000 years ago! He wanted to build …

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Tower Bridge

Before we take the tour, let me tell you a little about where we are. You can see the Tower Bridge over there standing in the water. If you visit the Tower by car or bus, you might even get to go across it. That water, by the way, is called the River Thames, but …

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Kids Tour

Hello boys and girls. My name is Reginald Raven. I live at the Tower of London in London, England with my mom and dad, and aunt, uncle and baby sister, who are all also ravens. Although my real name is Reginald — and the name my mom always sternly calls me whenever I have done …

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The Salt Tower

This tower, yet another built by Henry III, about 1235 was used in later days as a prison for Jesuits. It contains a number of interesting inscriptions, the most notable being a complicated diagram cut in stone for casting horoscopes. The inscription records that “Hew Draper of Brystow made this sphere the 30 daye of …

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The Crown Jewels

The Crown Jewels are what most visitors to the Tower of London come to see. This incomparable collection of crowns, orbs, swords, sceptres and other regalia, and gold and silver plate was refashioned in 1661 after parliament had ordered the original gold and precious metals to be melted down for coinage in 1649. The Imperial …

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