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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
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 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. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court
12. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
13. A Bit Of Byron... @ 22 Betterton Street
14. Siegfried Sassoon lived here @ 23 Campden Hill Square
15. William Blake lived here. @ 28 Poland Street, London
16. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
17. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
18. Poet Leigh Hunt lived here @ 22 Upper Cheyne Row, Chelsea
19. Ben Jonson is Still Standing @ Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London
20. Betjeman's Window Painting @ 43 Cloth Fair, Barbican
21. The Poets Circle @ The British Library, St Pancras, London
22. Keats House @ Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
23. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
24. Samuel Beckett lived here @ 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea
25. Poet Helena Mott @ 115 Maze Hill, Greenwich, London
26. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
27. Home of Beat Poet Royston Ellis @ 36 Deanecroft Road, Eastcote, Pinner