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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
27th January 1926 1st public demonstration of television, John L Baird, London
27th January 1805 Born today: Samuel Palmer, London, painter/etcher (Valley of Vision)
27th January 1606 Eight surviving conspirators of the Gunpowder Plot, including Fawkes, were convicted and sentenced to be hanged, drawn and quartered.
King Charles II used to meet his mistress Nell Gwynne here
Location: 19 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, W6 9TA
Description: Believe it or not King Charles II used to use this pub as a place to meet his mistress Nell Gwynne, the composer of Rule Britannia lodged in the rooms upstairs, William Morris lived next door, Graham Greene and Ernest Hemingway were regular visitors and the Guinness Book of Records says it has the smallest snug in the UK.
Tagged in this Tour: Elizabethan & Stuart London