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Nothing To Crow About

by | 15th, November 2004

‘AS we celebrate everything it means to be British, we raise a glass of super-strength lager to the very guardians of the realm – the ravens at the Tower of London.

Percy the Pigeon was delighted with his raven costume

Mayor Ken Livingstone may be trying to make London a pigeon-free zone, but as we all know – if the ravens leave, the monarchy and the tower itself will fall.

So, at least, says the legend, but the Guardian begs to differ.

It says Geoff Parnell, the official Tower of London historian, has scoured the records for the past 1,000 years

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