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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th January 1944 Gen Eisenhower took command of Allied Invasion Force in London

16th January 1906 Born today: Diana Winyard, London, actress (Cavalcade)

16th January 1794 Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline and Fall), dies in London at 56

16th January 1759 British Museum opens in London

Top Poetry-related places to visit in London.



The capital of England has always lured poets to distraction for it's rich variety of humanity. Poets unite.

TOP 10 POETRY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
12. Betjeman's Window Painting @ 43 Cloth Fair, Barbican
13. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
14. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
15. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
16. Poet Helena Mott @ 115 Maze Hill, Greenwich, London
17. William Blake lived here. @ 28 Poland Street, London
18. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
19. A Bit Of Byron... @ 22 Betterton Street
20. Home of Beat Poet Royston Ellis @ 36 Deanecroft Road, Eastcote, Pinner
21. Poet Leigh Hunt lived here @ 22 Upper Cheyne Row, Chelsea
22. Samuel Beckett lived here @ 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea
23. Keats House @ Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
24. Ben Jonson is Still Standing @ Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London
25. The Poets Circle @ The British Library, St Pancras, London
26. Tennyson and Townshend @ Chapel House, Montpelier Row, Twickenham
27. Siegfried Sassoon lived here @ 23 Campden Hill Square