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These Are All The Ghosts And Ghouls Haunting The Tower Of London

Updated 15 May 2018 47.8k views15 items

The Tower of London is one of the most historic places in England; it's also considered one of the most haunted. As the site of numerous executions, torture, and imprisonment, the bloody Tower of London story makes it an obvious site for ghost sightings. It may appear on every tourist's "must see" list, but for paranormal enthusiasts, especially those who love history, the Tower of London should be at the very top.

The first tower of the fortress was built by William the Conqueror sometime around 1066, and numerous walls and other towers were added in the years that followed. Originally constructed as a way to keep local folk in line and scare off foreigners, the bloody history of the Tower eventually included functioning as a prison, an execution site for horrific beheadings, and a zoo. Many of the unfortunate people who spent time within its walls were victims of political and religious differences, sent there by powerful people fighting over the throne. Several prisoners were even believed to have been murdered, leaving behind queens, princes, and bears as the resident ghosts in the Tower of London.

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