tower of london, jewel house entrance. We were able to file past the crown jewels but had to keep moving & no pictures allowed for safety reasons. Neat that we were allowed to see the jewels. Makes me wonder what the crowns will be like in Heaven.
Tower Of London. John Comyn III (Mike's GG) was imprisoned here in May - Sept Alexander Comyn (Mike's GG) was imprisoned here from 27 Apr 1296 - Jun John de Strathbogie (Mike's GG) was imprisoned here from May 1296 - May
This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower.
The White Tower is the oldest structure within the Tower of London. The White Tower, which gives the entire castle its name, was built by William the Conqueror in and was a resented symbol of oppression, inflicted upon London by the new ruling elite.
One of the most famous landmarks in London is the Tower Bridge. Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge which crosses the River Thames. It is close to the Tower of London, from which it takes its name.