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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd May 1968 Beatles open 2nd Apple Boutique at 161 New Kings Road.go to related location

23rd May 1951 Peter Ustinov's Love of Four Colonels, premieres in London

23rd May 1933 Born today: Joan Henrietta Collins, London, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch)

23rd May 1890 Born today: Herbert Marshall, London, actor (Murder, Razor's Edge, Little Foxes)

23rd May 1701 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock.go to related location

A Right Norman



A Right Norman

Built by William Rufus - largest 'Norman Hall' in Europe.

Location: Westminster Hall, SW1A 0AA

Description: Not only was this great hall, built at the northern end of the Palace and still stands today after celebrating nine hundred years of continuous use... but it was also built under the direction of William Rufus.

And... young William was son of 'William the Conqueror' no less. And it doesn't end here... Westminster Hall is the largest 'Norman Hall' in Europe. Go find!


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A Right Norman

Built by William Rufus - largest 'Norman Hall' in Europe.


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