Person    | Male  Born 1120  Died 29/12/1170

Thomas Becket

Chancellor, Archbishop and Martyr. Born Cheapside of French parents. son of Gilbert Becket, mercer. Archbishop of Canterbury, 1162 to his death. Assassinated after his erstwhile friend, Henry II, declared "Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?"

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Thomas Becket

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Thomas Becket

{On the lower edge of the bust:} S. Thomas  [On a modern plaque lower on the...

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Thomas Becket statue

Not bronze but a resin which Copnall coloured to simulate bronze. More photo...

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Sir William Molesworth, 8th Baronet

Sir William Molesworth, 8th Baronet

MP, Secretary of State for the Colonies 1855.  Born Upper Brook Street. 1835 financed the launch of publication, the London Review and its merger with the Westminster Review. Co-founder of the Refo...

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1 memorial
J. Hepburn

J. Hepburn

Councillor on the Committee for the 1901 Shoreditch Town Hall Extension.

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1 memorial
George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

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Person, Poetry, Politics & Administration

2 memorials
Sir William Lawrence

Sir William Lawrence

Alderman on the Bridge House Estates Committee, 1894.  Builder and Liberal party MP.  Lord Mayor 1863-4.  Uncle of Pethick-Lawrence.

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Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquess of Westminster

Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquess of Westminster

Born, son of Sir Robert, at Millbank House (alias: Peterborough House, Grosvenor House). Shown on this 1690 map to be approximately on the Thorney Street site now occupied by the Hilton Double Tree...

Person, Benefactor, Politics & Administration, Property

1 memorial