An area of land in Holborn owned by Rugby School. Lawrence Sheriff acquired the land in the 16th century and left it for the support of almshouses and a school. See there for more information.
This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Unveiled by A. N. Wilson, an historian educated at Rugby, as part of the 450t...
Duchy of Cornwall
Something like a company, which invests mainly in land (mostly in the south-west of England) and with the income benefiting the Duke of Cornwall who is normally the monarch's eldest son. The biscui...
Workers killed at work (builders)
The thousands of building workers who have lost their lives at work. Researching one of these terrible events reminded us that we have found other memorials to people who died in 'accidents' at wo...
The picture shows Harwich House about to be demolished in 1987. Comparing it with this Google Streetview we think Harwich House was on the site now occupied by the rather nasty glass arcade. Photo...
Greenwich Palace / Palace of Placentia
The palace was built, as Bella Court, by Humphrey Duke of Gloucester, regent to the child king Henry VI. When the king married Margaret of Anjou Humphrey fell out of favour and died in prison in 1...
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