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1,957 years ago a women stood up. 

In light of international women’s day, Stuffinglondon thought about the historical female figures that have helped shaped London.

Names like Princess Diane, Margaret Thather and Queen Elizabeth first came to mind, but although their achievements are great, we wanted someone bad ass, and who better than the legendary Celtic Warrior Queen Boudicca. 741 more words

London

Looking for Londinium - Roman London

Finding the Roman footprints in a global metropolis that began as a Roman town can be a challenge. As in Paris, (Looking for Lutetia… 292 more words

General

London's Roman amphitheatre

OK. This Roman ruin has very little left of it compared to the smaller-than-Colosseum structures in Arles, France or Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Those at least are complete; this one would require almost complete reconstruction and the removal of the entire Guildhall complex. 611 more words

London Travel

Time here becomes space

Time here truly becomes space…..Leadenhall Market is timeless; one of the oldest markets in London and one of my most favourite places to visit. The market dates from the 14th century and stands on what was the centre of Roman London. 46 more words

London

Streatham

Another in the occasional series on “Far-Flung Lost London” …

Streatham was first founded in the Saxon period, possibly on the site of an earlier, Roman settlement.  409 more words

Post-Medieval

Mitcham

Another in the occasional series on “Far-Flung Lost London” …

Mitcham was first recorded in 727 as Micham, and in the Domesday Book of 1086 as… 246 more words

Post-Medieval

Shadwell

Another in the occasional series on “Far-Flung Lost London” …

Shadwell was first recorded in 1222 as Schadewelle, from the Old English sceald, meaning shallow, and… 214 more words

Post-Medieval