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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)
17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective
17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London
17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter
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.