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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

10th December 1890 Born today: George Merritt, London England, actor (I Monster, Q Planes)

10th December 1688 King James II flees London

10th December 1541 Sir Thomas Culpeper, courtier of Henry VIII and lover his fifth queen, Catherine Howard, beheaded at Tyburn.

The Queen's Takeaway



The Queen's Takeaway

This was the Queen's chosen Chinese takeaway here in the 1960's.

Location: Brompton Road, London

Description: Opposite the Oratory on Brompton Road was the location for one of the early grand Chinese restaurants in England, the Shangri-la. Established sometime in the late 1950's.

On one occasion the Queen ordered a take-away from this establishment, what was ordered is not recorded to our knowledge.


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Credits: Sunday Telegraph Jan 8th 2006

The Queen's Takeaway

This was the Queen's chosen Chinese takeaway here in the 1960's.


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