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AN

HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION

O F THE

TOWER OF LONLO N,

AND ITS

CURIOSITIE S.

Giving an ACCOUNT

1. Of its Foundation, gradu-
al Encrease, and prefent
State.

2. Of its Government, Cuf-
toms, and Privileges.
3. Of its Antiquities, Re-
cords, and Curiofities.

Of the Lions, and other wild Beafts kept there; their Nature and Properties.

7. Of the Royal Train of Ar-
tillery; comprehending the
various Engines of Deftruc-
tion ufed in War.
8. Of the Horse-Armory;
with curious Anecdotes re-
lating to the Kings that fit
there on Horseback in full
Armour, from William the
Conqueror, to the late King.
George.

Of the Jewel-Office, and the Regalia, used at the Coronation of our Kings; and the Story of Col. Blood's attempting to steal away the Crown.

5. of the Spoils of the Spa-9.
nish Armada, with the Hif-
tory of the Spanish Invafion
in 1588.

6. Of the Small Armory; in
which, at one View, may
be feen Arms for 80,000
Men.

10. Of the Mint, and the Manner of ftamping Money,

Written chiefly to direct the Attention of Spectators to what is most curious in this Repofitory, and to enable them afterwards to relate what they have feen.

LONDON:

Printed for NEWBERY and CARNAN, at the Bible and Sun, No. 65, the North Side of St. Paul's Church-Yard. Price Six-Pence,

MDCCLXVIII,

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