Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This video is part of a series that chronicles the history of Great Britain by looking at some of the country's most enduring symbols. No place in Britain conjures up more stories of England's long history than the Tower of London. In this episode, the viewer goes with actor Alec McCowan to visit the Tower of London that was the nemesis of so many figures in English history, from Catherine of Aragorn to Sir Walter Raleigh to Anne Boleyn. Ghosts walk the halls of the beautiful tower, which also houses the Armouries Museum and Britain's Crown Jewels. Historic reenactments and archival films help tell the story of this place that exemplefies Britain's tumultuous history.