Tales From The Tower

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Secrets and stories from a gory and glorious past. From palace to prison, mint to menagerie, and jewel house to place of execution, Tales from the Tower is packed with secrets, superstitions and hair-raising stories tp provide the ultimate guide to the Tower of London's most gory and glorious days. The ancient stories reverberate with dark secrets, priceless jewels glint in fortified vaults and raven strut the grounds. The Tower of London, founded by William the Conqueror in 1066-1067, and now managed by Historic Royal Palaces, is one of the world's most famous fortresses. Despite a grim reputation as a place of torture and death, there are so many more stories to be told. A powerful and enduring symbol of the Norman Conquest, it has served as a royal palace, an armoury, a public record office, jewel house and even a zoo! From the jaunts of would-be jewel thief Colonel Blood to the tragic life of Lady Jane Grey, Tales from the Tower has them all.

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14 mei 2019

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