What really went down in the Tower of London?
From torture to epic escapes
Today one of London’s most-visited tourist attractions, the Tower of London is home to the Crown Jewels, ravens, the Yeomen Warders (aka the Beefeaters), and a lot of history—some of it, quite dark. The Tower has served numerous purposes throughout the years, but there is one in particular that we'll focus on in this gallery: its use as a prison.
We travel back in time to bring you some of the most fascinating facts about the Tower of London. Browse through to find out what really happened there.
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