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Historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. Wikipedia

  • White Tower (Tower of London)

    Central tower, the old keep, at the Tower of London. Built by William the Conqueror during the early 1080s, and subsequently extended. Wikipedia

  • East End of London

    Historic core of wider East London, east of the Roman and medieval walls of the City of London and north of the River Thames. Sometimes seen as the eastern boundary. Wikipedia

  • Timeline of London

    Timeline of the history of London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom. See also lists of works about London by period: Tudor London, Stuart London, 18th century, 19th century, 1900–1939, 1960s Wikipedia

  • London Bridge

    Several bridges named London Bridge have spanned the River Thames between the City of London and Southwark, in central London. Box girder bridge built from concrete and steel. Wikipedia

  • Hampton Court Palace

    Grade I listed royal palace in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, 12 mi south west and upstream of central London on the River Thames. Building of the palace began in 1515 for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, the chief minister of King Henry VIII. Wikipedia

  • Church of St Peter ad Vincula

    Parish church of the Tower of London. Situated within the Tower's Inner Ward, and the current building dates from 1520, although the church was established several centuries earlier. Wikipedia

  • Architecture of London

    Comprised of a wide variety of architectural styles from a variety of historical periods. London's distinctive architectural eclecticism stems from its long history, continual redevelopment, destruction caused by the Great Fire of London and The Blitz, as well as state recognition of private property rights which often prevented large scale state planning. Wikipedia

  • Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom

    The Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom, originally the Crown Jewels of England, are a collection of royal ceremonial objects kept in the Tower of London, which include the regalia and vestments worn at their coronations by British kings and queens. Most historically complete of any regalia in the world. Wikipedia

  • London

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  • Windsor Castle

    Royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire. Strongly associated with the English and succeeding British royal family, and embodies almost 1,000 years of architectural history. Wikipedia

  • Somerset House

    Large Neoclassical building situated on the south side of the Strand in central London, overlooking the River Thames, just east of Waterloo Bridge. Built on the site of a Tudor palace belonging to the Duke of Somerset, was designed by Sir William Chambers in 1776. Wikipedia

  • Stepney

    District in the East End of London in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Not officially defined, and is usually used to refer to a relatively small area, however for much its history the place name applied to a much larger manor and parish. Wikipedia

  • River Thames

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  • Castles in Great Britain and Ireland

    Important military, economic and social role in Great Britain and Ireland since their introduction following the Norman invasion of England in 1066. Although a small number of castles had been built in England in the 1050s, the Normans began to build motte and bailey and ring-work castles in large numbers to control their newly occupied territories in England and the Welsh Marches. Wikipedia

  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets

    London borough located in East London; it covers much of the traditional East End. Formed in 1965 from the merger of the former metropolitan boroughs of Stepney, Poplar and Bethnal Green. Wikipedia

  • Gravesend

    Ancient town in northwest Kent, England, situated 21 miles east-southeast of Charing Cross (central London) on the south bank of the River Thames and opposite Tilbury in Essex. Administrative centre of the Borough of Gravesham. Wikipedia

  • Southwark

    District of Central London situated on the south bank of the River Thames, forming the north-western part of the wider modern London Borough of Southwark. Oldest part of South London, developed due to its position at the southern end of the early versions of London Bridge, the only crossing point for many miles. Wikipedia

  • Kew Palace

    British royal palace within the grounds of Kew Gardens on the banks of the River Thames. Originally a large complex, few elements of it survive. Wikipedia

  • Westminster Abbey

    Large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. One of the United Kingdom's most notable religious buildings and the traditional place of coronation and a burial site for English and, later, British monarchs. Wikipedia

  • Constable of the Tower

    Most senior appointment at the Tower of London. The person in charge of a castle when the owner—the king or a nobleman— was not in residence. Wikipedia

  • Jewel House

    Vault housing the British Crown Jewels in the Waterloo Block at the Tower of London. Opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1994 and refurbished in 2012. Wikipedia

  • Oxford Castle

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  • London Wall

    The defensive wall first built by the Romans around Londinium, their strategically important port town on the River Thames in what is now London, England, and subsequently maintained until the 18th century. Now the name of a road in the City of London running along part of the course of the old wall between Wormwood Street and the Rotunda junction where St. Martin's Le Grand meets Aldersgate Street. Wikipedia

  • Crosby Hall, London

    Historic building in London. Built in 1466 and originally stood in Bishopsgate, in the City of London, but was moved in 1910 to its present site in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea. Wikipedia

  • Berkhamsted

    Historic market town in Hertfordshire, England, in the Bulbourne valley, 26 miles northwest of London. Civil parish with a town council within the borough of Dacorum based in the neighbouring large new town of Hemel Hempstead. Wikipedia

  • Tower Subway

    Tunnel beneath the River Thames in central London, between Tower Hill on the north bank of the river and Vine Lane on the south. Dug through the London clay using a cast iron shield, an idea that had been patented in 1864 by Peter W. Barlow but never built. Wikipedia

  • East Smithfield

    Road in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in east London, part of the A1203 road. Historically part of the parish of St Botolph without Aldgate. Wikipedia

  • Southwark Cathedral

    Southwark Cathedral or The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie, Southwark, London, lies on the south bank of the River Thames close to London Bridge. Mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Southwark. Wikipedia

  • Westminster School

    Historic public school in Westminster, London, England, in the precincts of Westminster Abbey. It derives from a charity school founded by Westminster Benedictines before the 1066 Norman Conquest, as documented by the Croyland Chronicle and a charter of King Offa. Wikipedia

  • Kenilworth Castle

    Located in the town of Kenilworth in Warwickshire, England. Constructed from Norman through to Tudor times, the castle has been described by the architectural historian Anthony Emery as "the finest surviving example of a semi-royal palace of the later middle ages, significant for its scale, form and quality of workmanship". Wikipedia

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  • Elizabeth was brought to court, and interrogated regarding her role, and on 18 March, she was imprisoned in the Tower of London.Elizabeth I-Wikipedia
  • William constructed the Tower of London, the first of the many Norman castles in England to be rebuilt in stone, in the southeastern corner of the city, to intimidate the native inhabitants.London-Wikipedia
  • On 23 June 1509, Henry led the now 23-year-old Catherine from the Tower of London to Westminster Abbey for their coronation, which took place the following day.Henry VIII-Wikipedia
  • While most are in ruins through the action of war and politics, others, like William the Conqueror's White Tower within the Tower of London have remained almost intact.Romanesque architecture-Wikipedia
  • A superstition analogous to that of the ravens at the Tower of London states that if the apes ever leave, so will the British.Gibraltar-Wikipedia
  • As he had been required to do so many times during his reign, Charles bowed to the wishes of his opponents, committing Danby to the Tower of London, in which he was held for another five years.Charles II of England-Wikipedia

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