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Westfield Stratford City East
Westfield Stratford City East Retail Theme

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American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

1st May 2001 The first police use of kettling in London for the May Day Protests (at Oxford Circus).

1st May 1992 The last Arsenal game with standing on the North Bank, also David Rocastle's last game for Arsenal, in a 5-1 win over Southampton.go to related location

1st May 1979 Prince Charles opens the Jubilee line and takes the first journey.

1st May 1851 The Great Exhibition opens in the astonishing Crystal Palace.

1st May 1777 RB Sheridans School for Scandal, premieres in London

Religious Phrase With A Twist



Religious Phrase With A Twist

'Robbing Peter to pay Paul' - Religious money laundering

Location: Westminster Abbey, SW1P 3PA

Description: There's a famous phrase who's origins hail from those religious institutions, Westminster Abbey and St Paul's Cathedral.

'Robbing Peter to pay Paul' came about due to the the rivalry for endowments and revenue between the two - when the dissolution of monasteries saw cash being transferred from Westminster Abbey to St Paul's.

So now you know...


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Religious Phrase With A Twist

'Robbing Peter to pay Paul' - Religious money laundering


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