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From Westminster Hall to Antarctica - the Coronation of George IV

I went to Antarctica in the Spring expecting to have a complete holiday from the Regency. When we sailed past Coronation Island in the South Orkney Group I assumed it was named for Queen Victoria’s crowning, or even a later monarch. 737 more words

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24 Hours in London

I come from the North West of England so we’re approximately 200 miles away from London. According to many people in Texas, we live in the suburbs of London. 724 more words

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The little chapel in Westminster Abbey, beloved of Richard II....

Tucked away off the north ambulatory of Westminster Abbey, so small it doesn’t seem possible it’s anything more than an entrance to the adjacent Chapel of St John the Baptist (which is also known as the Chapel of St Erasmus) is the Chapel of Our Lady of the Pew. 591 more words

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Day Two for Felipe & Letizia in the UK

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It would be hard to top the pageantry of yesterday’s procession and banquet, but the schedule was chock full of engagements for King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain as they embarked on the second day of their state visit to the UK. 507 more words

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'Crown Him with Many Crowns'

Splendor and glory to Jesus Christ the Son of God, Lord of Lords and King of Kings! Westminster Abbey is a fitting venue for him, although even Westminster Abbey falls far short of His due. 23 more words

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A Week in London

I’m convinced that London is a city that never grows old, never gets tired, and never loses its charm. I am in love with this city, but when I’m asked why, I can never give a direct answer. 1,532 more words

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