When was the tower of london made?

Answer Initial construction of the Tower of London's White Tower began in the 1070s and was completed by 1100. By about 1350 a series of buildings were added to make a fortress. In 19th century the moat w... Read More »

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What was the Tower of London?

The Tower of London is famous as a royal prison where two of Henry VIII’s wives were incarcerated along with Sir Thomas More and future Queen Elizabeth I. The Tower hosted many other famous pris... Read More »

How tall is the Tower of London?

The Tower of London is actually a castle fortress consisting of 21 separate towers. The White Tower is the tallest with a height of 90 feet. The walls are 15 feet thick. The White Tower was the hol... Read More »

Why is the Tower of London so important?

The Tower of London is almost 1,000 years old, and was the first permanent fortress built by King William the Conqueror. It has been at the center of numerous important historic events since then, ... Read More »

Who was held in the Tower of London?

The Tower of London has been a fort, a palace and a prison in its more than 900-year history. Among the tower's better known prisoners were the young princes, Edward and Richard; explorer, Sir Walt... Read More »