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November 6, 2020

DOWNING STREET

SIR GEORGE DOWNING Downing Street bears the name of Sir George Downing, considered a

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November 4, 2020

THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

STATUES OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT Throughout history, much has been discussed about the

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October 26, 2020

THOMAS À BECKET

“WHO WILL RID ME OF THIS MEDDLESOME PRIEST?” Without Thomas à Becket

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October 22, 2020

LAND’S END

“LAND’S END TO JOHN O’GROATS” It’s easy to imagine

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October 14, 2020

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

BUILT AS A TOWNHOUSE BY THE DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM IN 1709 Amid the splendor of modern

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October 12, 2020

BANQUETING HOUSE

THE SITE WHERE CHARLES I WAS EXECUTED When you stroll through the streets of London,

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October 5, 2020

“TEMPLE BAR”

WHERE KINGS AND QUEENS HAVE HAD NO JURISDICTION “Temple Bar” derives

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September 29, 2020

BELVOIR CASTLE

BELVOIR CASTLE & THE DA VINCI CODE Belvoir Castle has a strong history in the

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September 25, 2020

ANNE HATHAWAY

SHAKESPEARE’S WIFE Little is known about Shakespeare’s wife and mother

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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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