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    History The Tower of London started in the 11th century as a castle and palace. The tower was begun by William the Conqueror. Over the years the tower has seen changes and expansions. First, the prison was added in 1100. Secondly, ever since the 1600’s many Jewel have been stored in the tower. Third, exotic animals first made their appearance in 1255. Lastly, up until 1810 the royal mint was located at the tower. The Prison People who ended up in the tower were usually imprisoned there for religious beliefs or suspected treason. Well known prisoners include Sir Walter Raleigh, Anne Boleyn, and Elizabeth the First. The Prison in The Tower of London had its flaws. The Prison was prone to escaping prisoners, the first of whom being Ranulf Flambard…

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    There are many iconic landmarks in England. The Big Ben, the London Eye, Stonehenge, and Buckingham Palace are all examples. Although the Tower of London isn’t as well known as Big Ben or the London Eye, it is still very important to England’s history. The Tower of London’s history, structure, and former prisoners have all made it what it is today. There is a lot of history involving the Tower of London. After King Edward of England did not live up to his promise of giving his throne to William,…

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    The tower of London is a very pretty building. It is also known as her majesty's royal palace and fortress of the Tower of London. It is by the River Thames in central London. It was built by William the Conqueror in 1078. It symbolized oppression that was caused by new rulings in London. The castle was also believed to be used as a prison from 1100-1952 but that wasnt its primary purpose. I found on a website that it talks about how the tower is actually a complex of several buildings set…

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    Thomas More was born in London in 1477 or 1488. Both his parents came from an upwardly mobile merchant 's class. His father, John, became a judge and chose the legal profession for his son. Very little is known of Thomas 's mother, Agnes, who died sometime before 1507. More began his education at St Anthony 's, a leading London school. Then he was sent to serve as a page at Lambeth Palace, the household of John Morton, the archbishop of Canterbury. Morton 's patronage enabled More to spend…

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    . 4) The Tower of London With a history of torture and execution, the Tower of London is regarded as one of the most haunted places in the UK. It was originally built in 1078 by William the Conqueror. One of the most famous ghosts known here is of Anne Boleyn, the wife of King Henry VIII. She was beheaded in 1536, and her headless body has been seen walking the Tower’s corridors and often near the spot of where her life was ended. Another famous sighting here is of two ghost children.…

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    accused of many things such as high treason, witchcraft, adultery, and incest. Suspicion arose against King Henry and Jane Seymour, his mistress at the time, both of whom were banqueting on the Thames at the time of Boleyn 's arrest. Pamphlets circulated throughout all of London that mocked the trials against Boleyn and the men and supported the Queen. On May 17,1536 Anne Boleyn 's brother, George Boleyn and the other men who were accused were executed. The keepers of the Tower noted that Boleyn…

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    Empress Theodora and Elizabeth I impacted their respective empire or kingdom by doing the best the could for their homes . During the time they were alive they were very powerful woman . Empress Theodora helped the woman a lot she changed many rules for they could be equal to men . Elizabeth I was very brave she did not care who you were she was not afraid . She was her own person she did not care what others thought of her she did not care that she had no kids or husband she was married to her…

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    A Man for All Seasons Review Academy award winning A Man for All Seasons directed by Fred Zinnemann is a dramatic yet enthralling story based on the crazy events of King Henry VIII’s reign. The story line focuses on King Henry’s insistence on divorcing his wife and the fact that his prominent friend and advisor, Sir Thomas More, refuses to support him. More, being not only a very influential and respected diplomat, is also a good kind man who makes the ultimate sacrifice for the sake of doing…

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    Henry Viii Personality

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    Confident, fearless and handsome, King Henry VIII had the making of a perfect Disney prince. When the young Tudor was seventeen years old, Saint Thomas More spoke highly of him as he ascended the English throne in 1509 (Graves, 2003, p.1). In his youth, Henry was already well versed in many languages, including French and Latin, and educated in mathematics, medicine, theology and other scholastic domains. His figure was also impressive with a frame of six feet, two inches and an avid sportsman…

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    Thomas More

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    In A Man for All Seasons, Thomas More was portrayed as a generally sincere and virtuous man who stuck to his conscience, More was virtuous in ways such as having a good reputation and being respected throughout England,who did what he believed to be morally right. As the play progresses and More’s beliefs come into contradiction King Henry VIII’s will, More’s morals come into question, and it becomes clear that what More thinks is moral and amoral is his own personal opinion. More is caught…

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