How To Say 'Tower Of London' Audio
Phonetics For 'Tower Of London'?
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A Quick Overview of Tower Of London
The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.
- It lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, separated from the eastern edge of the square mile of the City of London by the open space known as Tower Hill.
- It was founded towards the end of 1066 as part of the Norman Conquest of England.
- The White Tower, which gives the entire castle its name, was built by William the Conqueror in 1078, and was a resented symbol of oppression, inflicted upon London by the new ruling elite.