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The London Riots Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th August 2000 St James Palace announce that Prince William passed his A Levels and gained a place at University.

17th August 1990 Actress Rachel Hurd-Wood was born in Streatham, London.

17th August 1968 Actress Helen McCrory was born in Paddington, London.

17th August 1798 Pathologist Thomas Hodgkin was born in Streatham, London.

Facts on Lloyd's



Facts on Lloyd's

Lloyd's has underwritten a policy for a Whisky Distillers nose

Location: 1 Lime Street, EC3M 7HA

Description: Lloyd's of London is a British insurance market. It serves as a meeting place where multiple financial backers or 'members', whether individuals (traditionally known as 'Names') or corporations, come together to pool and spread risk...well that's what 'Wikipedia' says.

But did you know... Lloyd's Insurance was - launched to provide marine insurance to ship captains and merchants.

It's first motor policy was issued in 1909.

Lloyd's has underwritten policies insuring:

The nose of a Whisky Distiller.
Against Crocodile attack in Australia.
Food critic Egon Ronay's taste buds.

And finally... against the possibility of Kerry Wallace's hair failing to grow back after being shaved off for a 'Startrek' film.



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Facts on Lloyd's

Lloyd's has underwritten a policy for a Whisky Distillers nose


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