Person    | Female  Born 7/9/1533  Died 24/3/1603

Queen Elizabeth I

Daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Born Greenwich Palace. Succeeded her half-sister Queen Mary I. Reigned: 1553 - 1603. Never married, no children, so followed by James I.

Elizabeth I sponsored the slave trading voyages of John Hawkins.

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Queen Elizabeth I

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Elizabeth I statue - Harrow

Harrow School was founded in 1572 under a Royal Charter of Elizabeth I so thi...

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Forest Hill mural

{Panel 1:} A Brief Local History In medieval times this area was known as The...

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Friary House

Friary House Friary Park opened to the public on Saturday 7th May 1910 after ...

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Oliver Tambo

Oliver Tambo

Born Mbizana, in what is now Eastern Cape. President of the African National Congress. Fled to the UK from South Africa in 1960 to run the ANC abroad. Returned to South Africa after the collapse...

Person, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, South Africa

1 memorial
Claudia Jones

Claudia Jones

Born Trinidad. Moved to New York where she became a Communist. Caught up in the McCarthy trials she was imprisoned and then extradited to Britain in December 1955.  Became a community organiser aft...

Person, Community / Clubs, Journalism / Publishing, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Caribbean Islands

2 memorials
Sir Thomas Bloodworth

Sir Thomas Bloodworth

As Lord Mayor of London 1665-6 he was sorely tested and found wanting.  As the fire advanced he alone had the authority to create fire-breaks by demolishing buildings but he refused to make such an...

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration, Race Issues

1 memorial
Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

One of the world's most famous civil rights activists, born Michael King Jr. A Baptist minister, he visited London in December 1964 on his way to Oslo to collect his Nobel Peace Prize. He stayed at...

Person, Race Issues, Religion, Seriously Famous, Tragedy, USA

4 memorials
William Hesketh Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme

William Hesketh Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme

Soap magnate and philanthropist, founder of Port Sunlight, near Liverpool. Born 6 Wood Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Known for his patronage of the arts and paternalistic social policies, he was also...

Person, Industry, Philanthropy, Race Issues

1 memorial