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Thursday, October 31, 2013
History Abounds . . .
The photo above shows the Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. William the
Conqueror built the original White tower in 1078. The tower began as a
royal residence and was converted to a prison around 1100. The tower
was expanded numerous times throughout the 12th and 13th century to
become what we see today, a massive fortress looming over the river
Thames. The Tower of London is haunted by some of the most famous names
in England’s history including Thomas Becket, Henry VI, the Two Princes
and Queen Anne Boleyn.