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The London Riots Tour
The London Riots Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd August 1945 Noel Coward's revue Sigh no More, premieres in London.

22nd August 1937 Born today: Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)

22nd August 1925 Actress Honor Blackman (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger) was born today in Plaistow, East London.go to related location

22nd August 1916 Born today: John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)

22nd August 1866 George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies

22nd August 1620 Oliver Cromwell married Elizabeth Bourchier at St Giles-without-Cripplegate.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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