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  • 7 Sep 2016
    William Cavert

    Remembering the Great Fire of London, 350 years on

    This week marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. Here, author William Cavert casts new light on the possible causes of the disaster.

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  • 1 Feb 2016
    A London crowd

    London Lives Revealed: Charlotte Walker

    Throughout the week we will feature a ‘life in a day’, beginning with Charlotte Walker, a recidivist pickpocket who was rarely punished Charlotte Walker, c. 1754-1806 Charlotte Walker was a prostitute and pickpocket who had a long and eventful career in the St Giles area of London.[1] Over a twenty-four year period, Charlotte appeared twelve times […]

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