Person    | Male  Born 9/12/1608  Died 8/11/1674

John Milton

Poet, essayist, playwright, historian, and diplomat. Born in the house called The Spread Eagle in Bread Street, Cheapside. Left London to study in Cambridge but found all the dull debates in Latin tedious and often returned to London. Then lived for a time with his parents who had moved to Hammersmith, and then moved with them to Berkshire. Married to his first wife he lived in the area now the Barbican. Became completely blind in 1652. Success came when he published "Paradise Lost" in 1667. Having been a regicide republican and a religious dissenter he had to keep his head down after the Restoration. Died in Artillery Walk off Bunhill Fields, a poor area.

1644 wrote 'Of Education', a treatise on educational reform.

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Andrew Marvell's cottage

There is a sundial in Lauderdale House garden with a poem by Marvell.

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Caxton Hall - head 1 - Milton

But look at head 8 too, that's also a candidate for Milton.

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Edward VII bust

While Prince of Wales Edward was Grand Master of the English Freemasons. The ...

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Tony Meehan

Tony Meehan

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John Locke

John Locke

Philosopher. Born Somerset. Wrote 'An Essay Concerning Human Understanding' and 'Two Treatises of Government'.  1693 wrote 'Some Thoughts Concerning Education' saying  "I think I may say that of al...

Person, Education, Philosophy

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Pimlico Grammar School

Pimlico Grammar School

Architect was J.P. Gandy Deering.  The British Museum's drawing is from 1832. Built as a non-conformist private academy for boys but the school only lasted a few years. ‘Ian Fleming’ by Andrew Lyc...

Building, Education, Property

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St Aloysius' College
2 memorials
Henry Brooks Adams

Henry Brooks Adams

Apart from the fact that he won a Pulitzer for "Education of Henry Adams," 1919, all that the web can supply for him is quotations. You might have better luck. We published this plaque in 2009 and...

Person, Education, History, Journalism / Publishing, USA

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