Tower of London - July 2000

We went to visit the Tower of London. It is truly and impressive tour and the Crown Jewels are housed here.
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This is Henry the VIII's suit of armor.
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One of the original walls of the White Palace.
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This is an old French canon captured during one of the many wars between English and France.
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The say that when the Ravens leave the tower the English Monarchy will fall. For what it is worth, they do trim the wings of the Ravens (no need to temp fate).
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Raleigh's bed.
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Sir Walter Releigh's Bedroom. He was ultimately executed by the Queen.
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The English Monarchy's Coat of Arms.
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John chatting up one of the wardens. Each of the warden's are former military men and they self select to be allowed the honor of being one of them.
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Guard standing just outside the entrance to the where Crown Jewels are stored. They do not let you take photos inside any more. I will post some taken when…
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Another view of Sir Walter Rayleigh's room.
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Traitors Gate. All prisoners that came by water entered through here. This was the last time they got to see the outside of the Tower.