Tower of London – Ten Most Haunted Places

April 14, 2009 by  
Filed under Haunted Castles, Ten Most Haunted Places

With it’s long and turbulent history it is not surprising that the tower is haunted. Located in London, the tower has served many functions. The original building was begun in 1708 by William the Conqueror. Since its conception the tower has served not only as home to the royal family but as a zoo, an observatory, a mint and most notably as a prison. Many of Britain’s highest ranking citizens were held and tortured within its walls.

Many of the former residents of the tower are now said to roam its halls at night. Among the ghosts are three of Henry the Eights wives, Anne Boleyn, Catherine Howard and Jane Seymour. The two young prices who disappeared while in the tower have also been sighted upon occasion. There is even an account of a sentry having seen the ghost of a bear. [Read More …]

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