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Mysterious Skeletons of Woman and Girl Discovered in Lost Tower of London Chapel

The Tower of London is perhaps best known as a dungeon and burial ground where Anne Boleyn, Thomas More and various other friends and exes of Henry VIII were laid to rest after losing the king’s favor (and their heads).

But for much of its 950-year history, the tower was also a thriving palace and community center. Within the medieval castle’s walls were chapels, pubs, government offices and residences for the hundreds of Londoners who kept the place running. And as the first new skeletal discovery in nearly 50 years reminds us, not all who were buried there were ministered by the headsman’s ax.

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