Bloody Tales of the Tower of London

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Original run: 8 Jun 2013 – …

Country of origin: US

Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Mystery

Network: National Geographic Channel US

Watched by: 15 of 676 535 0%

Total running time: 2 hours 9 minutes

Episode duration: 43 minutes

MyShows rating: 4.14 of 5 7

Description

The terrible cries of tortured traitors have given the Tower of London a particularly grisly place in the history of the capital of England. Brave a trip to the Tower with investigator Joe Crowley and Tudor historian Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb, in the Bloody Tales of the Tower, as this gruesome series explores its infamous blood-spattered past.

For more than 900 years, the Tower of London has dominated the city's skyline - symbolizing gruesome executions, notorious prisoners and absolute royal supremacy to the masses. But how much of that extraordinary history is based on legend and how horrific would it have been to await your grisly fate inside the walls of this powerful fortress? Bloody Tales of the Tower will challenge the public assumptions and myths surrounding the iconic Tower of London and will use original historical sources to shed new light on fascinating individual cases.


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