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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st May 1977 Punk rockers The Clash play the Rainbow Theatre, causing carnage as fans rip out 200 seats.go to related location

21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.

21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London

21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)

21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)

21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.

Top Ancient-related places to visit in London.



London's ancient origins are plenty documented from the Roman burial excavaltions by archeaologists to the remaining parts of the old walls to hidden rivers, to folklore crime and legends, London's riven with ancient tales and stories from days of yore...

TOP 10 ANCIENT RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Forest Gate's Old Spotted Dog @ 212 Upton Lane, Forest Gate
12. London's Oldest Outdoor Statue @ Trinity Church Square, Southwark
13. The White Bear Inn @ 221 Piccadilly, London
14. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
15. London's Gladiator Colosseum @ Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, London
16. Beddington Roman Villa @ Beddington Sewage Works, Croydon
17. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
18. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
19. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
20. Comedy of Errors 1st Performance @ Gray's Inn Hall, South Square, Holborn
21. The Hoop & Grapes @ 47 Aldgate High Street
22. The Cutty Sark @ 2 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, London
23. Oldest house in the City @ 41/42 Cloth Fair, London
24. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
25. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
26. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
27. St Nicholas' Church @ Deptford Green, London
28. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
29. Oldest Church in London? @ St Peter on Cornhill, Cornhill, London
30. Bishopsgate Mitre @ Bishopsgate and Wormwood Street
31. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
32. Lesnes Abbey Ruins @ Abbey Road, Belvedere, Kent
33. The Cherry Tree @ 22 The Green, Southgate, London
34. The Temple of Mithras @ Temple Court, Queen Victoria Street, London
35. Middle Temple Hall @ Middle Temple Lane, London
36. The Oldest Bridge still in use @ Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
37. Headstone Manor @ Pinner View, Middlesex
38. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
39. The Last Wherryman's Seat @ Bankside, Southwark Bridge, Southwark
40. London Bridge @ London Bridge, Southwark, London
41. The Rose Theatre @ 21 New Globe Walk, London
42. Pole Hill's Inaccurate Obelisk @ Pole Hill, Chingford
43. Ambresbury Banks @ Epping Forest
44. St Margarets and Captain Cook @ Abbey Road, Barking
45. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
46. The Lamb and Flag @ 33, Rose Street
47. The Old Bell Tavern @ 95 Fleet Street, City of London
48. Merton Priory @ Merantun Way, Merton
49. Edward III's House @ Bermondsey Wall East
50. The Ancient House @ Walthamstow Village, London
51. Well Hall Pleasaunce @ Well Hall Road, Eltham
52. The London Stone @ Cannon Street, London
53. Number 1 Poultry @ 1 Poultry, London
54. The York Watergate @ Embankment Gardens, Westminster, London
55. The Ship Tavern @ 27 Lime Street
56. Fulham Palace @ Bishop's Avenue, Fulham, London
57. Old Bank of England Pub @ 194 Fleet Street
58. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
59. The Petrie Museum @ UCL, Malet Place, Bloomsbury
60. Chapter House @ East Cloisters, Westminster Abbey, London
61. Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre @ Curtain Road, Shoreditch
62. George Monoux's Moones @ 41-43 Billet Road, Walthamstow, London
63. Bruce Castle Museum @ Lordship Lane, Tottenham
64. The Museum of London @ 150 London Wall, Barbican