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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.
20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.
20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.
20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times
20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.
Drink with an Old Soldier!
The Marquis of Granby, Westminster, cask ales, nice boozer
Location: 41 Romney Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3RF
Description: So the story goes... that after one of England's regular altercations with France in the 1750s, the Marquis of Granby demobbed his regiment and lent many of them the cash to buy a pub!
Which is why the old boy has so many hosteries named after him.
And indeed, The Marquis of Granby, Westminster, is one of them. Cask ales including London's finest - 'pride' - this is one pub to enjoy.