Palaces in London

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  • Biography Of Alexander John Greenslade And Lady Mary Capelle

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    Alexander John Greenslade, Stepney, London, 1885. I was born to Lord John Greenslade and Lady Mary Capelle. In my early years, me and my kin took residency in Millbank road; walking distance from both the Palace of Westminster and Buckingham Palace. We lived in a white bricked mansion: five stories tall; a small porters lodge just outside the front door; white and gold incrusted foyer centred around a carpeted marble staircase, a glittering chandelier hanging from The Creation of Adam on the ceiling

  • Why Is The City Important In The London City

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    Sarah Snyder Mrs. Burrow October 10, 2017 English London Landmarks The city of London is filled with landmarks that bring history and culture to the city. There are many landmarks throughout London in general, however I am focusing on three specific ones: Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and London Eye. The Buckingham Palace and Big Ben have a great historical background, while the London Eye is visited by tourists for leisure. All three of these landmarks are usually considered to be in the top five

  • The Tower Of London

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    “The Tower of London in London, England is a castle where kings and queens once lived. It was a fortress that protected them from their enemies and a safe place to keep their riches” (Burns). The complete knowledge of the Tower of London can be best understood by exploring the Tower of London’s history, imprisonment, torture at the tower, and special objects at the tower. There is much to learn about the history of the Tower of London. People thought this tower was a necessity because if the violence

  • Palace Of Westminster Research Paper

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    Imagine it's 1834 in London and the Palace of Westminster had just caught ablaze and is burned almost to the ground by a massive fire.Now imagine yourself winning a competition and being allowed to create a master peice that would stand for years to come.Architecht Sir Charles Barry and gothic architect Augustus Pugin won the competition and got the chance to design the new Palace of Westminster.The Palace of Westminter is comonly known as the House of Parliament and holds the U.K parliament, but

  • English and European History: The Tower of London Essay

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    Tower of London The age old fortress stands as a monument of English and European history. Through monarchs, bloody battles, from prisoners to executions and a touch from all London’s prominent events in history, the Tower Of London is renowned for more than just its magnificent appearance. The tower was founded by William, Duke of Normandy when he conquered England in 1066. He began building the stronghold as a declaration of his power to the English people who were resentful of his reign. William

  • The Crystal Palace And The Maison De Verre

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    The Crystal Palace, located in London, England, was constructed in 1851 by Joseph Paxton. Having been the world’s first structure to be built entirely out of glass, it has inspired and influenced many glass frame construction throughout the years. It held many exhibitions during its lifetime and hosted thousands of people from around the world. Unfortunately, the great Crystal Palace had a major design flaw that inevitable caused its great destruction: flammable wood flooring and glass frame work

  • The Importance of Uk Visitor Attractions to Tourism. Essay examples

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    We are working very hard with tourism businesses across England to maintain this momentum, and to ensure that the industry can benefit from the opportunities presented by the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Torch Relay and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This is an unprecedented year – it is our job to inspire Brits that now is the time to take a holiday at home.” Supporting regeneration of areas- The Blackpool tower was reopened after it had the 10 month restoration

  • Tourism In London Essay

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    Have you ever been to London? Are you curious to know more about the places to visit in London? This article would help you a lot to know more about the best places to visit in London. In addition, this article would introduce to you more information about tourism in London. So Let’s start. Tourism in London: London population is about more than eight million people, and its area covers more than 600 square meters. London is considered as one of the world’s top tourist attraction destinations. In

  • Cities Of London 1550-1625 And London

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    Cities of London 1550-1625 (including Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and London) What was the era of 1550-1625 like in England? Elizabethan Age The Elizabethan Age (1558- 1603) is an epoch in English history, remembered as a renaissance of classical ideals, naval triumph against the Spanish (which at the time were disliked and considered a rival kingdom) and international expansion. This generated a great wave of English nationalism. The era is marked by the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603), and

  • The Tower Of London.

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    For many years my dream has been to visit London, England- so I decided to research a very historic site that is so prevalent to the history which helped shape many aspects of this city and English culture; The Tower of London. London seems to be such a magical place to visit, as there are many layers of history underground, but above ground as well. Over the many years London has been inhabited, there have been many historical events having occurred here, but this tower has been prominent to the