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Julian Woodford, a London historian. Author of 'The Boss of Bethnal Green - , the Godfather of Regency London' (link to shop below).
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Hal Maas Dec 10
Regency gangster indeed
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Hal Maas Dec 10
Fascinating piece of history
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HistoryLondon 6 Dec 17
‘... as an exercise in retrieving the irretrievable, Woodford's could hardly be bettered.’ (Jerry White, )
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HistoryLondon Dec 17
In which I visit the grave of the east End's first gangster...
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Jeff Nichols Dec 9
1967 American newsreel feature on London fashions. Note the random guy walking into the shot and the model’s sideways glance.
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HistoryLondon Dec 8
Steeples. A woodcut of the C18th City of London, showing Wren’s rebuilding in all its glory.
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Paul Leach Dec 9
Replying to @HistoryLondon
Even Growing up as a kid in the 60s/70s about a mile from Victoria dock, was told you only had an hour to live if you fell in the Thames and swallowed any water! Believed it for years 😆
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HistoryLondon Dec 9
Lord, have mercy on London. I follow. We fly. Keepe out. Wee dye.
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Darwin Award 🔞 Dec 9
That was unexpected.
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Melanie Backe-Hansen Dec 9
It was so great being a part of the 1st this weekend! Thank you so much to all the team & especially & for inviting me to take part & for establishing what I’m sure will be a long-standing (& always amazing) history festival!!
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Greg Jenner Dec 9
So, as winds to a close, HUGE applause to & for getting it off the ground - a 3 day history festival with diverse expert speakers and a more global range of themes, I really hope it returns next year. Let’s help it grow together!
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Massimo Dec 9
Calculation of π, from rain falling on two wooden plate sensors, one circular and one square: the number of raindrops that landed on each plate during a storm was counted with an Arduino and π was calculated as the ratio [source & credits: ]
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Classic Pics Dec 9
Happy birthday to the silver screen legend Kirk Douglas who is 102 years old today. He's pictured with his son Michael in London (1998).
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The Wanstead Tap Dec 9
on December 18th we welcome to the Tap with - A rare treat not to be missed . Tickets on our website
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Paloma Faith Dec 8
Did you know 1 in 4 women will experience domestic abuse at some point in their lifetime? are helping raise awareness to spotlight domestic abuse this Christmas with hard-hitting poems like this one! Help support Refuge at
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HistoryLondon Dec 9
Wings for Victory. Short Stirling bomber at 1943
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HistoryLondon Dec 9
Six churches from the City of London, from Harrison’s ‘History of London’ 1775...
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HistoryLondon Dec 9
Monster Soup commonly called Thames Water, 1831
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