Category: Royalty

Houses of Parliament
History

Busting the budget

Massive overspending on public projects has plagued governments for centuries and iconic London landmarks, such as the Palace of Westminster and Trafalgar Square, are but two such examples

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The church and hospital of Savoy, London: view from Southwark
History

The Strand: the route from trade to power

Long gone are the grand houses that once lined this thoroughfare linking London’s centres of government and commerce, but traces of their past grandeur can still be found, as Felicity Wenzel explains

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Portrait of Henry VIII (left, with MoD building (centre) beneath which lies Henry's wine cellar (right)
History

Toasting Henry

Beneath the imposing grey building that houses the Ministry of Defence a Tudor gem lies hidden. Access is restricted, but one of our lucky guides

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History

George IV

George IV – Inveterate voluptuary or planning genius and unfortunate victim? ‘There never was an individual less regretted by his fellow creatures than this deceased

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