Thinking of visiting Hampton Court? Check out this list of things to see while you’re there!
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What was it like to be a prisoner in Georgian London? At a recent London Historians gathering, I had the opportunity to listen to several papers about English prison life, old and new in, “Crime and Punishment – The Capital in the Clink”.
After the first coffee house popped up in London in 1652, their popularity exploded; by the early eighteenth century, there were close to 3,000 in London. Here’s a look at some of the best, the worst and the most notorious coffee houses of Early Modern England.
Looking for a place to visit while in London but don’t have a lot of time? Visit Hogarth House. The home of famed English satirist, painter and engraver, William Hogarth.
A review of the National Maritime Museum’s fascinating exhibit, Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude.
Modern politicians may feel they have it tough – but they should thank their lucky stars they weren’t standing for election in the Westminster constituency in 1741. On that occasion, angry voters pelted the candidates and the tellers with dead cats and dogs, dirt, stones and sticks.