Five questions about the Tower of London – Quick Quiz

The Tower of London is one of London’s most famous landmarks – especially since it became the destination of choice for state prisoners. But what else do you know about the Tower? Take our Quick Quiz and find out!

  1. When was the Tower of London founded, and by whom?
  2. Which famous historical character was beheaded at the Tower in 1618?
  3. In what century did the Tower first become the permanent home of the Crown Jewels?
  4. Legend has it that if the ravens leave the Tower, then England will fall. How many ravens are officially resident?
  5. Who was the last state prisoner to be held captive at the Tower?

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