National Geographic : 1941 Jan
Photograph byH.W.Salmon and Son In this Great Hall of Winchester Castle William the Conqueror Decreedthe First Curfew In the background hangs the reputed "King Arthur's Round Table," and above it are 13th-century stained-glass windows. Painted onthetable arethenames of knights, such as Tristram de Lyonesse, Dagonet, and Bors de Ganis. In this hall Parliament met. On one wall you canstill seeacrude speaking tube, or"King's ear," used by His Majesty to eavesdrop on his courtiers (page 69). Here Sir Walter Raleigh was condemned to death in1603 (page 72).