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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st May 1977 Punk rockers The Clash play the Rainbow Theatre, causing carnage as fans rip out 200 seats.go to related location

21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.

21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London

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21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.

Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate



Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate

This is where the old Aldgate used to be, watched by Chaucer.

Location: 2 Aldgate High Street, London

Description: This is where the old Aldgate Gate stood, one of the gates of walled London City. Geoffrey Chaucer, author of the Canterbury Tales, lived above the city gate of Aldgate from 1374 before he mysteriously disappeared (a mystery unsolved to this day). Chaucher He paid no rent for his dwelling, which was obtained as result of his post as Controller of Customs.

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Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate

This is where the old Aldgate used to be, watched by Chaucer.


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Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate

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