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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd November 1951 Born today: David Rappaport, London England, 3'11 actor (Wizard, Time Bandits)
23rd November 1946 Born today: Diana Quick, London England, actress (Brideshead, Big Sleep, Odd Job)
23rd November 1931 Fulham and England footballer Alan Mullery born in Notting Hill.
23rd November 1896 Woolwich Arsenal's Joe Powell breaks his wrist in a league match, dying 6 days later from tetanus complications.
23rd November 1869 The Cutty Sark was launched from Dumbarton, headed for the China-tea routes.
23rd November 1705 Nicholas Rowe's Ulysses, premieres in London
Tomb of Richard Pendrell
Tomb of Charles II saviour at the Battle of Worcester.
Location: St Giles in the Fields, Holborn, London, WC2H 8LG
Description: Here in the south east corner of the church is the tomb of Richard Pendrell, named Unparallel'd Pendrell, who died in 1672.
He is the yoeoman who assisted Charles II to escape after the Battle of Worcester in 1651.