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The Mercers’ Maiden

  Above your head as you stroll London’s streets you may have occasionally noticed curious figures or markings on buildings, and naturally wondered what they are.  Some may be simple boundary markers,
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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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