Plaque: Westminster Hall - William Wallace + Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee
Near this spot, at the Kings Bench at the South end of the Hall, took place the trial of Sir William Wallace the Scottish Patriot on Monday, 23rd August 1305.
Queen Elizabeth II, on May 4th 1977, here replied to addresses presented by both Houses of Parliament on the occasion of Her Majesty's Silver Jubilee.
Site: Westminster Hall - 2 (6 memorials)
SW1, St Margaret Street, Westminster Hall
Referring to the plaques, as viewed by the people in our photo who are reading them the right way up:
At the left: George V Silver Jubilee;
Middle column, from the top: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond; Queen Elizabeth II Golden; William Wallace; Queen Elizabeth II Silver;
At the right: Simon de Montfort;
and on a lower step, but not visible in our photo: Charles I;
and on the next landing down:
an empty space left by a plaque that has been removed (interesting but we have no information); and Mandela.