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The Tower of London




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The Tower of London

The Tower of London is large, and It was built a long time ago by a William the Conqueror. He came to England in the year 1066. He wanted to build a inside of a big fort so that kings could live here. After he died other kings smaller towers and walls around the castle and it became the .

Nobody could get into the Tower of London unless they had from the who were inside. If they wanted to let anyone in they would lower a wooden on chains and then the people could just walk across.

The Lion Tower was called that because the king used to keep all kinds of animals here. There is a building that has a big in it, and that is why they call it the Bell Tower.�

In the old days a soldier would ring the bell as a to let everyone in the Tower know if there was trouble such as people trying to get into the castle who weren't supposed to. Sometimes the people who made were locked up in the Tower. Right next to the place where the soldiers lived is a building called the House. This is where the Crown Jewels are kept. The crowns have lots of diamonds, rubies and pearls that sparkle and shine. And the crown is made of real gold.