National Geographic : 1932 Jan
00 ©Donald McLeish THE TOWER OF LONDON, ENGLAND'S MOST VENERATED RELIC OF THEMIDDLE AGES The history of the Tower includes the sorrowful episodes of those great and near-great personages who entered itsportals never to emerge alive. In the foreground, just beyond the trees, is the ancient moat, now a parade ground. "Princess Elizabeth'sWalk" ison top theparapet between the Bell Tower, extreme right, where Anne Boleyn spent her last night, and Beauchamp Tower (center), whose dungeon walls arecovered with pathetic carvings of doomed prisoners. In round Devereux Tower, to the left, the unlucky Earl of Essex was incarcerated. Tower Bridge inbackground.