True or False? How Well Do You Know These Tower of London Facts?

November 25, 2016 10:00 am

Fancy yourself a bit of a history buff? Test your knowledge and see how well you know these Tower of London facts with our ultimate true of false quiz!

One of the country’s most iconic and popular landmarks, The Tower of London has a long and fascinating history featuring a range of characters, from kings and queens to political prisoners, traitors and more. But just how well do you think you know the Tower of London facts? Test your history knowledge with our quiz below!

How Well Do You Know These Tower of London Facts?

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How Well Do You Know These Tower of London Facts
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The Tower of London is home to the Crown Jewels
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How Well Do You Know These Tower of London Facts
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The Tower of London used to be home to three lions
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The Tower of London was historically the main execution site in London
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"If the ravens leave The Tower, the Kingdom will fall"
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The axe that cut off Anne Boleyn's head was kept in the Tower
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The Tower's moat was drained dry because of cholera
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The Tower stayed open to visitors even during executions
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Most of the crown jewels were destroyed in the Civil War
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The Tower has been breached three times in total
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To be a Tower of London Beefeater, you need to have served at least 10 years in the armed forces.

The Tower of London is steeped in centuries of history, fun facts and unbelievable stories. From its foundation as a fortress and royal palace for William the Conqueror to its expansion, bloody reputation for torture and importance during war-time Britain, there’s plenty to discover at this historic royal palace!

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