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10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About The History of London

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jun 3, 2019

How much do you know about the history of London? From underground Roman streets and the invention of Chelsea buns, to impaled heads on London Bridge and the very first Globe theatre, here history writer and filmmaker Richard Guard reveals the forgotten landmarks and traditions of England’s capital.

In his book Lost London (Michael O’Mara Books, 2012), Guard reveals intriguing stories that lie beneath the city’s familiar streets, to take readers on a journey through London’s overlooked past. Here, writing for History Extra, Guard lists 10 surprising facts about the history of London.

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