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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

25th August 1954 Elvis Costello 'I Don't Want to go to Chelsea' born in London.

25th August 1919 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)

25th August 1907 Noted publisher Desmond Flower was born in London.

25th August 1867 English scientist Michael Faraday died at home at Hampton Court.go to related location

25th August 1776 Admiral Sir Thomas Bladen Capel was born in London.

25th August 1632 Elizabethan dramatist and pamphleteer Thomas Dekker died in London.

25th August 1537 The Honourable Artillery Company is formed in London.

Lillie Langtry's Love Pad



Lillie Langtry's Love Pad

Knightsbridge's most infamous love nest.

Location: 37 Ovington Square, Knightsbridge

Description: This plush 1850's period pad was King Edward VII's mistress - turned actress Lillie Langtry's, lovenest.

Later it was home to brilliant harpsichordist and clavichordist Violet Gordon Woodhouse, who was hardly less celebrated for her love affairs, from 1913 to 1917. She was famous for insisting new husband slept in a separate room, and then moving boyfriends into other rooms to live. This became known as the 'Woodhouse circus'.


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Lillie Langtry's Love Pad

Knightsbridge's most infamous love nest.


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