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September 18, 2020

THE BLACK PRINCE

PRINCE EDWARD Prince Edward, who would have become King Edward IV had he outlived

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September 16, 2020

OXFORD

WHY IS IT CALLED “CITY OF DREAMING SPIRES?” Oxford has long served as an

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September 14, 2020

ROMAN BATHS

THE ROMAN HERITAGE OF BATH It’s no secret that the Roman Empire has a firm

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September 10, 2020

HARRODS

“ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.” For decades, “Everything for Everybody

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September 7, 2020

LONDON FIRE

SEPTEMBER 2, 1666 Christian clerics viewed the year 1666 with foreboding, believing

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September 3, 2020

SPEAKERS’ CORNER

HYDE PARK Spirited discourse that in some countries would push opponents to blows

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August 31, 2020

CHANGING OF THE GUARD

BEGINNING IN THE LATE 1800’S Changing the Guard dates to Henry VII (reigned

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August 26, 2020

THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT & BIG BEN

WESTMINSTER PALACE With its famous clock tower and “Big Ben” bell, the

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August 14, 2020

ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL

ST PAUL ABOVE THE CITY RIDES “Afloat upon ethereal tides,” wrote the

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August 11, 2020

HADRIAN’S WALL

HADRIAN’S ONCE-SPLENDID WALL The English countryside is thick with historical

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August 6, 2020

ENGLAND’S LAKE DISTRICT

A POET’S PARADISE None of England’s rural settings are so closely

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August 3, 2020

LONDON: THE LONG JOURNEY OF CLEOPATRA’S NEEDLE

500-YEAR-OLD OBELISK IS SET OUT TO SEA. London is littered with artworks pillaged

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