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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

15th August 1994 Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80

15th August 1992 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies

15th August 1973 David Storey's Cromwell, premieres in London

15th August 1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting

15th August 1928 Born today: Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)

15th August 1875 Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born in London.go to related location

The Rose and Punchbowl



The Rose and Punchbowl

Site of the last Tower of London traitor, Grog; the raven.

Location: 7 Redmans Road, Whitechapel, London

Description: It was here, outside this now demolished pub, that the last traitor from the Tower of London was found after having escaped somehow.

Grog, a raven, managed to get free in 1981 after 21 years solid service.


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The Rose and Punchbowl

Site of the last Tower of London traitor, Grog; the raven.


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