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Tour of the Tower of London

Tower of London

Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, or better know as The Tower of London was built by William the Conqueror in 1078. Over the years it was expanded numerous times by Richard II, Henry III and Edward I among others. The Tower of London was used for a variety of…

France’s new medieval castle

Archivist Note: I have always wanted my own castle, well at least one that wasn’t made from LEGOs. I wonder if these guys are for hire… Deep in the forests of central France, an unusual architectural experiment is half-way to completion, as a team of masons replicates in painstaking detail the construction of an entire…