The Anne Boleyn Experience Day Four – Tower of London

| October 1, 2012

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day Four – Tower of London

Apologies for the delay in posting this article, Tim was travelling back home after the tour, and some of the guests (un-named!) had a very late night on the last night, so he didn’t get a chance to upload the pictures. Over to Tim… Our last day was spent at the Tower of London. We […]

10 July 1553 – Jane the Quene by Tamise Hills

| July 10, 2012

10 July 1553 – Jane the Quene by Tamise Hills

Today we have a guest article from Tamise Hills from The Lady Jane Grey Reference Guide Blog. Thank you so much, Tamise! Over to Tamise… As my train crosses the bridge into Cannon Street station on my journey to work today, I will look at the Tower of London and try to picture Lady Jane […]

Executed Queens Tour Day 6 Diary Entry

| June 16, 2012

Executed Queens Tour Day 6 Diary Entry

Here is Tim’s diary entry for the last full day of the Executed Queen’s Tour… Our last day trip on the Executed Queens tour was a visit to the Tower of London. Although I hadn’t thought about it at the time, this was actually the perfect ending to the tour. All week we had been […]

Executed Queens Tour Day 6 – Photos

| June 15, 2012

Executed Queens Tour Day 6 – Photos

I don’t have Tim’s diary entry from yesterday yet as he had a late night with it being the group’s last night at Hever Castle and the last night of the tour. I do know, however, that they visited the Tower of London and then, after their evening banquet, went to the King Henry VIII […]

Tickets for Private Evening Tour of Tower of London and Ceremony of the Keys Available

| May 16, 2012

Tickets for Private Evening Tour of Tower of London and Ceremony of the Keys Available

Just to let you know that our sister site, History Tours of Britain, has twenty tickets available for a private after-hours evening tour of the Tower of London followed by the historic Ceremony of the Keys on the 23rd June 2012. We are selling them in groups of five, which is a saving of £10 […]

2nd May 1536 – Anne Boleyn is Arrested

| May 2, 2012

2nd May 1536 – Anne Boleyn is Arrested

The 2nd May 1536, the day after the May Day celebrations, saw more people going to the Tower of London, including Queen Anne Boleyn herself. Find out all about her arrest at 2nd May 1536 – To the Tower Can you imagine the gossip spreading like wildfire at the English court?!

New Video on Anne Boleyn’s Prison and Execution Spot

| August 29, 2011

New Video on Anne Boleyn’s Prison and Execution Spot

Recently, I have received many emails from people planning a visit to the Tower of London asking for help in identifying the part of the Tower where Anne Boleyn was imprisoned in May 1536 and the location of the scaffold. I have written about it in the past – see Anne Boleyn and the Tower […]

The Tower of London – Fortress, Palace, Mint and Prison

| August 18, 2011

The Tower of London – Fortress, Palace, Mint and Prison

The Tower of London, or Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress as it is officially called, is famous for being the site of much bloodshed and for being the prison of many hundreds, if not thousands, of people since it was first built by William the Conqueror in the late 11th century, but it has […]