City of Ravens: London, the Tower & its Famous Birds by Boria Sax

When the last raven leaves the Tower of London, Britain will fall.  Boria Sax looks closely at the history behind the legend, which is popularly believed to date back to King Charles II (1630-1685).  What he discovers is that the tale is of a much more recent vintage.  Probably as recent as the late Victorian period. It must be difficult being the person who debunks … Continue reading City of Ravens: London, the Tower & its Famous Birds by Boria Sax