The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the
Tower of ..... At the Tower of London, Edward filled in the moat dug by Henry III
and built a new curtain wall alon...
Follow a detailed history of the Tower of London from its beginnings under ... In
the early 1080s, William the Conqueror began to build the Tower of London.
From the outset, the Tower was designed to invoke fear and awe. Over 27m tall
and built from luminous Caen stone, William the Conqueror's White Tower must ...
Ten fun facts about Tower of London from the VisitBritain Shop - the official shop
of the British Tourist ... It was built as a royal palace and a defence system.
The first part of the Tower of London to be built was the White Tower. It was
probably begun in 1078 and finished by 1100. The new tower was designed by a
It was built on the Thames by William the Conqueror to protect London and assert
his power. The Tower of London – an imposing fortress with many layers of ...
A timber Motte and Bailey castle is first built on the site of the Tower of London. In
1078 a stone built, fortified, Tower was commissioned by William the ...
Sep 11, 2012 ... The Tower of London has served as everything from a royal residence to a zoo
for exotic animals, but it remains best known as a fearsome ...
Jan 13, 2013 ... The history of the Tower of London stretches back almost 1,000 years ... Tower
was a Royal Palace and defensive fortress, built by William The ...
Initially the Tower had consisted of a modest enclosure built into the south-east
corner of the Roman City walls, but by the late 1070s, with the initial completion ...