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Red Buses

  London’s iconic Red Buses are not only an enjoyable way of travelling around the capital, they can also be excellent value for money. London Transport’s fleet of
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City of London Pubs

From the medieval ale houses of the 13th century, through the 16th century introduction of ‘licensed’ premises, to the modern day ‘bank to pub’ conversions and Craft beer
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Population

  During the reign of Queen Elizabeth in the late 16th Century London flourished as a centre of trade and commerce. A steady increase in the resident population reflected the
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Roman Foundations

a.d  50            Londinium founded by the Romans.  First bridge across the river Thames. a.d  60            Boudicca (Queen of the Iceni) revolts & burns London. a.d  61            Romans start
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Medieval City

  1066        Norman Conquest. 1067        Tower of London, construction begins. 1123        St.Bartholomew’s Hospital founded. 1155        The Weavers become the city’s first Guild. 1189        Henry Fitz-Ailwyn becomes London’s first
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