London Bridge

Though London Bridge makes many appearances in LONDON, from Roman times onwards, it is the central focus of the 'London Bridge' chapter, set in the high Middle Ages of Chaucer and the Black Prince, when, supporting two rows of gabled houses, it was at the height of its glory, and witnessed many scenes, including the Peasants Revolt.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
Hard to believe, but this month of April is the 50th anniversary of the 'official' break-up of the Beatles. This author was a very timid young student at Cambridge then. But the far more worldly and talented guy who had the room across the corridor from me had a lovely girlfriend who worked for John Lennon; and one day they scooped me up and took me to Lennon's house at Ascot. The white house with the white piano. Lennon himself wasn't there, but all the same . . . Fifty years later, that day is still so vivid




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