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The Beatles take London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th January 1928 Born today: Vidal Sassoon, London, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson)

17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)

17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)

17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London

17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.go to related location

Edgar Allen Poe lived here



Edgar Allen Poe lived here

Horror writer and poet Edgar Allen Poe lived here as a young man

Location: 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney, N16 0JL

Description: After attending the Manor School at Stoke Newington, fledgling writer and poet Poe attended the Reverend John Bransby’s Manor House boarding school in the fall of 1818.

The American writer Edgar Allan Poe was famous for his horror stories like ‘The Fall of the House Of Usher’ and ‘The Tell-tale Heart’.

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Edgar Allen Poe lived here

Horror writer and poet Edgar Allen Poe lived here as a young man


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