137 Tower of London

Is the Tower of London Haunted?

The Tower of London in England is known as one of the most haunted places in world. Since its beginning in the early 11th century, it has spent most of its years as a prison, a grand palace, a torture chamber, and a place of execution. Many of its residents have been royal prisoners who died for their beliefs or loyalties. Do they still haunt it? Listen and decide!

Questions Discussed in this Episode

How and why was the tower built? Who were some of its architects? What has it been used for over the years? Who were some of its most famous prisoners and residents? Does Anne Boleyn still haunt it? Who are the most common ghosts claimed to haunt it? Who were the two princes? Where are ghosts often seen? What paranormal reports have there been over the years?

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Music for this episode was performed by Michael Rivers

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