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The general layout established by the late 13th century remains despite later activity on the site.
The Tower of London has played a prominent role in English history.
It was besieged several times, and controlling it has been important to controlling the country.
Despite its enduring reputation as a place of torture and death, popularised by 16th-century religious propagandists and 19th-century writers, only seven people were executed within the Tower before the World Wars of the 20th century.
New York was at the forefront of the Underground Railroad movement, and its prime location and politics made it a destination of choice for many Africans fleeing slavery along the eastern seaboard.
The Women's Rights Movement was born in New York State, in Seneca Falls.
The castle was used as a prison from 1100 (Ranulf Flambard) until 1952 (Kray twins), although that was not its primary purpose.
A grand palace early in its history, it served as a royal residence.