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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th January 1883 Betram Home Ramsay, Dunkirk Naval Strategist, was born in London.
20th January 1843 Born today: Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)
20th January 1779 Actor David Garrick sadly passed away at The Adelphi buildings.
20th January 1382 King Richard II of England was married to Anne of Bohemia in Westminster Abbey.
20th January 1265 First English Parliament summoned by non-royal command (The Earl of Leicester) met in Westminster Hall.
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. Samuel Beckett lived here @ 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea
12. Poet Helena Mott @ 115 Maze Hill, Greenwich, London
13. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
14. Betjeman's Window Painting @ 43 Cloth Fair, Barbican
15. Ben Jonson is Still Standing @ Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London
16. A Bit Of Byron... @ 22 Betterton Street
17. Tennyson and Townshend @ Chapel House, Montpelier Row, Twickenham
18. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
19. Keats House @ Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
20. Poet Leigh Hunt lived here @ 22 Upper Cheyne Row, Chelsea
21. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
22. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court
23. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
24. William Blake lived here. @ 28 Poland Street, London
25. Siegfried Sassoon lived here @ 23 Campden Hill Square
26. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
27. The Poets Circle @ The British Library, St Pancras, London