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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th March 1947 Businessman Alan Sugar (The Apprentice, Amstrad), was born in Hackney, East London.
24th March 1888 Born today: Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)
24th March 1834 Pioneering textile designer and artist William Morris was born in Walthamstow.
24th March 1792 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London
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