Tales and Ceremonies at the Tower of London

Go behind the scenes at the Tower of London. Learn about the "Oldest Ceremony in the World"; read about the "bribe" ships pay to traverse the Thames; see photos of the graffiti carved into the very stones of the cells of the Tower!

Eight different aspects of the ceremonies and life at the Tower of London are highlighted on this site, all accompanied by myriad photos.

The articles include Graffiti at the Tower of London, The Beating of the Bounds at the Tower of London, The Ceremony of the Lilies & Roses, The Bloody Romance of the Tower, Constables Dues, The Oldest Ceremony in the World, and articles on the Chief Yeoman Warders - incoming and outgoing.