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Lady Jane Grey

Known as the ‘Nine Day Queen’, Lady Jane had the shortest reign in British history

Anne Boleyn

How did Anne Boleyn become queen and why did Henry VIII execute her?

Catalina of Motril

A Tudor servant with one of English history’s greatest secrets

The Tower at war

The Tower of London played an important role in the First and Second World Wars

Tower of London remembers

The First World War centenary commemorations

Yeoman Warders at the Tower of London

The ‘Beefeaters’ have been guarding the Tower since Tudor times

The story of the Tower of London

Iconic fortress, royal palace and infamous prison

The Medieval Palace

Luxurious royal lodgings from the 1200s

A History of Royal Jubilees

In celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, we look back at the history of royal jubilee celebrations through the ages.