Beefeaters Count Cosimo, grand duke of Tuscany, visited the Tower in 1669 and commented "A lot of beef is given to the guards daily... so they might be called Beef-eaters"
Watch the video The Ceremony of the Keys When is the Tower locked? How often is the Ceremony held? How old is the Ceremony?
Tower Hill execution Private executions Executions in the Tower Play the game!
Learn the history of the zoo gap-fill exercise Legend says that the kingdom and the Tower will fall if the six ravens leave the fortress. It was Charles II, according to the stories, who first insisted that the ravens of the Tower should be protected Learn more about the ravens… matching exercise