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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th May 1966 Actress Helena Bonham Carter born in Golders Green, London.
26th May 1951 Vaughan Williams Pilgrim's Progress, premieres in London
26th May 1942 Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London
26th May 1906 The current Vauxhall bridge was officially opened by the Prince of Wales.
26th May 1893 Born today: Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus)
26th May 1839 The first burial in newly-opened Highgate Cemetery.
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.