Tower of London

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a fortress in London on the Thames

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THE last person to be held in the Queen's House - a black and white timber-framed building next to the Bloody Tower - was Rudolf Hess, Deputy Fuhrer of Nazi Germany.
The Prime Minister is unlikely to lose sleep over its efforts to put him in the Bloody Tower.
Many figures in history suffered imprisonment or death in the Bloody Tower.
The Night of the Long Knives, the Profumo Affairs, Harold Wilson's bewildering resignation - the gothic Mother of Parliaments has witnessed as much bloodshed as the Bloody Tower.
Pat Eddery lands a Yarmouth double as Bloody Tower (Robert Armstrong) takes the first leg of the juvenile event from Cut Glass (Tom Waugh/Tony Murray) and Clerical Silk (Peter Walwyn) beats Iceni Queen (Gavin Pritchard-Gordon/Brian Taylor) in the second.
He also tries to give visiting tourists a wide berth, though he has been known to scare the odd Japanese or American by sometimes leaping out of nowhere in the spooky depths of the Bloody Tower.
The Yeoman Warders, or Beefeaters, will tell you about the two young princes murdered in The Bloody Tower.
Needless to say they were enthralled by all the gruesome tales from the Bloody Tower, the Chapel and Traitors' Gate.
Even the names of places will have you shivering, such as the Bloody Tower and Traitor's Gate.