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The Tower of London

19 Nov

I’m not going to lie, I was really looking forward to visiting the Tower of London. I just finished reading The White Queen, by Phillipa Gregory (you know, the lady who wrote The Other Boleyn Girl?), which is all about Elizabeth Woodville,  a queen of England and the mother to the Princes in the Tower. Besides, the Tower of London has a long history with the royals of England, so it featured pretty heavily in all the books I read back when I was going through my Tudor phase. Speaking of, I get super history nerdy in this one. You’ve been warned.

The infamous Tower of London. This is the gate they led prisoners out of… to the hangman’s block just up the hill.

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