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The A2 is a major road in southern England, connecting London with the English Channel port of Dover in Kent.
Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III (born January 7, 1979), known as Aloe Blacc, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, businessman and philanthropist.
Arthur Ashpitel (1807–1869) was an English architect.
Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera; with their forelimbs adapted as wings, they are the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight.
Beckenham is a post town and district of London in the London Borough of Bromley, England.
Belle and Sebastian are a Scottish band formed in Glasgow in January 1996.
Benjamin Ferrey, FSA, FRIBA (1810 – 1880) was an English architect who worked mostly in the Gothic Revival.
Bexleyheath is a town in the London Borough of Bexley, England, southeast of Charing Cross.
Bexleyheath railway station is in the London Borough of Bexley in south east London, and is in Travelcard Zone 5.
The Black Death, also known as the Great Plague, the Black Plague, or simply the Plague, was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated people in Eurasia and peaking in Europe from 1347 to 1351.
Blackheath and Bromley Harriers Athletic Club is an athletics club based in South-East London, England.
The Blackheath Army was a contingent of the English Army assembled at Blackheath in Kent during the summer of 1673.
Blackheath Football Club is a rugby union club based in Well Hall, Eltham in south-east London, now playing National 1 league rugby at Well Hall, having moved from the famous Rectory Field in Blackheath at the end of the 2015-16 season.
Blackheath Halls is a 600-seat concert hall on Lee Road in Blackheath, London, United Kingdom.
Blackheath High School is an independent day school for girls in Blackheath Village in southeast London, England.
The Blackheath Proprietary School was an educational establishment founded in 1830.
Blackheath railway station is Grade II-listed and situated in the heart of Blackheath village in southeast London.
Blenheim Palace (pronounced) is a monumental English country house situated in the civil parish of Blenheim near Woodstock, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.
British Military Fitness, or BMF, is a private company which runs outdoor group fitness classes in over 145 public parks and outdoor spaces across the United Kingdom.
Cannon Street station, also known as London Cannon Street, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in Travelcard zone 1 located on Cannon Street in the City of London and managed by Network Rail.
Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.
Castle Howard is a stately home in North Yorkshire, England, north of York.
Catford is a district of south east London and the administrative centre of the London Borough of Lewisham.
Charing Cross railway station (also known as London Charing Cross) is a central London railway terminus between the Strand and Hungerford Bridge in the City of Westminster.
Charlton is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
The Church Army Chapel at Vanbrugh Park, Blackheath, Greater London, designed by Austin Vernon & Partners, opened in 1965 by Princess Alexandra and consecrated by Michael Ramsey, is a locally listed building of outstanding architectural significance, and is notable for originally having had the tallest sectional aluminium spire of its time, and for being one of the earliest 20th-century chapels of modern design to have been conceived with a central altar.
Common land is land owned collectively by a number of persons, or by one person, but over which other people have certain traditional rights, such as to allow their livestock to graze upon it, to collect wood, or to cut turf for fuel.
The common nightingale or simply nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos), also known as rufous nightingale, is a small passerine bird best known for its powerful and beautiful song.
The Cornish rebellion of 1497 (Cornish: Rebellyans Kernow) was a popular uprising by the people of Cornwall.
Cornwall (Kernow) is a county in South West England in the United Kingdom.
The Crown Estate is a collection of lands and holdings in the United Kingdom belonging to the British monarch as a corporation sole, making it the "Sovereign's public estate", which is neither government property nor part of the monarch's private estate.
Dartford railway station serves the town of Dartford in Kent, England.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Deptford is a district of south-east London, England, within the London Borough of Lewisham.
Earl of Dartmouth is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edwin Stead (1701 – 28 August 1735) was a noted patron of English cricket, particularly of Kent teams in the 1720s.
Elbow are an English rock band consisting of Guy Garvey (lead vocals, guitar), Craig Potter (keyboard, piano, backing vocals), Mark Potter (guitar, backing vocals) and Pete Turner (bass guitar, backing vocals).
Eltham is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Eltham is a constituency created in 1983 represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 1997 by Clive Efford of the Labour Party.
Eltham Palace is a large house in Eltham in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, in south-east London, England.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The England national rugby union team competes in the annual Six Nations Championship with France, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, and Wales.
The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
Erodium cicutarium, also known as redstem filaree, redstem stork's bill, common stork's-bill or pinweed, is a herbaceous annual – or in warm climates, biennial – member of the family Geraniaceae of flowering plants.
Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Francis Edward "Frank" Turner (born 28 December 1981) is an English folk singer-songwriter from Meonstoke, Hampshire.
Friedrich Hermann von Schönberg, 1st Duke of Schomberg, 1st Count of Mertola, KG (French: Frédéric-Armand; Portuguese: Armando Frederico; 6 December 1615 – 1 July 1690) was a marshal of France and a General in the British and Portuguese Army.
George Smith (28 September 1782 – 5 January 1869) was an English architect and surveyor of the early 19th century, with strong connections with central and south-east London.
Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830.
A gibbet is any instrument of public execution (including guillotine, executioner's block, impalement stake, hanging gallows, or related scaffold), but gibbeting refers to the use of a gallows-type structure from which the dead or dying bodies of criminals were hung on public display to deter other existing or potential criminals.
Gillingham railway station is on the Chatham Main Line in England, serving the town of Gillingham, Kent.
Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
Grace Beverly Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, supermodel, record producer, and actress.
The Great Plague, lasting from 1665 to 1666, was the last major epidemic of the bubonic plague to occur in England.
Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986.
Greenwich is an area of south east London, England, located east-southeast of Charing Cross.
Greenwich and Woolwich is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Matthew Pennycook of the Labour Party.
Representing Greenwich which was then in Kent, the original Greenwich Cricket Club was prominent in the 18th century, taking part in known important matches from 1730 to 1767.
Greenwich Park is a former hunting park in Greenwich and one of the largest single green spaces in south-east London.
Sir Gregory Page-Turner, 3rd Baronet (16 February 1748 – 4 January 1805) was a wealthy landowner and politician in late 18th century England, serving as Member of Parliament (MP) for Thirsk for 21 years.
Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Firework Night, is an annual commemoration observed on 5 November, primarily in Great Britain.
Hares and jackrabbits are leporids belonging to the genus Lepus.
A highwayman was a robber who stole from travellers.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
Hither Green is a district in south-east London, England, in the London Borough of Lewisham.
Hot Chip are an English indie electronic band formed in London in 2000.
Hounslow Heath is a local nature reserve in the London Borough of Hounslow.
The House of Plantagenet was a royal house which originated from the lands of Anjou in France.
The House of Tudor was an English royal house of Welsh origin, descended in the male line from the Tudors of Penmynydd.
Blackheath was an ancient hundred in the north west of the county of Kent, England.
Imelda Mary Higham (born Imelda Mary Clabby; 10 July 1974), professionally known as Imelda May, is an Irish singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist.
Jack Cade was the leader of a popular revolt against the government of England in 1450.
James are an English rock band from Manchester, which was formed in 1982 and enjoyed popularity throughout the 1990s.
John Cator (1728 – 26 February 1806) was an English timber merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1772 and 1793.
Sir John Vanbrugh (24 January 1664 (baptised) – 26 March 1726) was an English architect and dramatist, perhaps best known as the designer of Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard.
Sir Julius Charles Wernher, 1st Baronet (9 April 1850 – 21 May 1912) was a German-born Randlord and art collector who became part of the English establishment.
Kelis Rogers (born August 21, 1979), better known mononymously as Kelis, is an American singer, songwriter and chef.
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
Kent County Cricket Club is one of the eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Kent county cricket teams have been traced back to the 17th century but the county's involvement in cricket goes back much further than that.
Kidbrooke is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
A kite is a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the air to create lift and drag.
A kite buggy is a light, purpose-built vehicle powered by a traction kite (power kite).
Laura Mvula (née Douglas; born 23 April 1986) is a British recording artist, songwriter and composer.
Lee, also known as Lee Green, is a district of south east London, within the London Boroughs of Lewisham and Greenwich.
Lewisham is an area of south London, England, south-east of Charing Cross.
Lewisham East is a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since the by-election on 14 June 2018 by Janet Daby of the Labour Party.
Among those who were born in the London Borough of Lewisham, or have dwelt within the borders of the borough are.
List of people from Greenwich.
Lolium is a genus of tufted grasses in the bluegrass subfamily of the grass family.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Borough of Lewisham is a London borough in south London, England and forms part of Inner London.
London Bridge is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in Southwark, south-east London.
London County Council (LCC) was the principal local government body for the County of London throughout its existence from 1889 to 1965, and the first London-wide general municipal authority to be directly elected.
The original London Cricket Club was formed by 1722 and was one of the foremost clubs in English cricket over the next four decades, holding important match status.
The London Marathon (currently known through sponsorship as the Virgin Money London Marathon) is a long-distance running event held in London, United Kingdom, part of the World Marathon Majors.
Victoria station, also known as London Victoria, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in Victoria, in the City of Westminster, managed by Network Rail.
Madness are an English ska band from Camden Town, north London, who formed in 1976.
Manic Street Preachers are a Welsh rock band, formed in 1986 in Blackwood, Caerphilly and consisting of James Dean Bradfield (lead vocals, lead guitar), Nicky Wire (bass guitar, lyrics) and Sean Moore (drums, percussion, soundscapes).
Manorial waste refers to manorial land under English land law which was neither let to tenants nor did it form part of Demesne lands.
Massive Attack are a British musical group formed in 1988 in Bristol, consisting of Robert "3D" Del Naja, Grant "Daddy G" Marshall and formerly Andy "Mushroom" Vowles ("Mush").
Medicago arabica, the spotted medick, spotted burclover, heart clover, is a flowering plant of the family Fabaceae.
The Metropolitan Board of Works (MBW) was the principal instrument of London-wide government from December 1855 until the establishment of the London County Council in March 1889.
Regency architect Michael Searles (1750–1813) was famous as an English commercial architect of large houses, particularly in London.
Morden College is a long-standing charity which has been providing residential care in Blackheath, south-east London, England for over 300 years.
Mottingham is a district of south east London, England, in the London boroughs of Bromley, Greenwich and Lewisham.
The natterjack toad (Bufo calamita) is a toad native to sandy and heathland areas of Europe.
New Cross is an area of south east London, England, south-east of Charing Cross in the London Borough of Lewisham and the SE14 postcode district.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
The history of the formation of the oldest football clubs is of interest to sport historians in tracing the origins of the modern codes of football from casual pastime to early organised competition and mainstream sport.
A palace is a grand residence, especially a royal residence, or the home of a head of state or some other high-ranking dignitary, such as a bishop or archbishop.
The Palace of Placentia was an English Royal Palace built by Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, in 1443, in Greenwich, on the banks of the River Thames, downstream from London.
Palladian architecture is a European style of architecture derived from and inspired by the designs of the Venetian architect Andrea Palladio (1508–1580).
The Peasants' Revolt, also called Wat Tyler's Rebellion or the Great Rising, was a major uprising across large parts of England in 1381.
Perceval House is a building in Blackheath, London which gave its name to a military training school; in October 1863, the school's football team became a founder-member of The Football Association, the body which regulates football in England.
Primal Scream are a British rock band originally formed in 1982 in Glasgow by Bobby Gillespie (vocals) and Jim Beattie.
Quail is a collective name for several genera of mid-sized birds generally placed in the order Galliformes.
Ranger's House is a medium-sized red brick Georgian mansion in the Palladian style, adjacent to Greenwich Park in the south east of London.
Rectory Field is a sports ground in Blackheath in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in south-east London.
The ring ouzel (Turdus torquatus) is a European member of the thrush family, Turdidae.
The River Ravensbourne is a tributary of the River Thames in south London, England.
Roman roads (Latin: viae Romanae; singular: via Romana meaning "Roman way") were physical infrastructure vital to the maintenance and development of the Roman state, and were built from about 300 BC through the expansion and consolidation of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
The Royal Borough of Greenwich is a London borough in south-east London, England.
Rugby football refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union.
Rumex pulcher is a species of flowering plant in the knotweed family known by the common name fiddle dock.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
The Scotland national rugby union team is administered by the Scottish Rugby Union.
Sidcup is a district of south-east London, England, primarily in the London Borough of Bexley.
Sir John Morden, 1st Baronet (13 August 1623 – 6 September 1708) was a successful English merchant and philanthropist who also served briefly as an MP.
Slade Green railway station is in the London Borough of Bexley, southeast London, on the North Kent Line.
Span Developments Limited was a British property development company formed in the late 1950s by Geoffrey Townsend working in long and close partnership with Eric Lyons as consultant architect.
Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
Squeeze are a British rock band that came to prominence in the United Kingdom during the new wave period of the late 1970s, and continued recording successfully in the 1980s and 1990s.
St John's Blackheath (formally known as St John the Evangelist's Church) is an all age Anglican church in the Vanbrugh Park area of Blackheath, part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich in southeast London, England.
Stratford is a town and parish in London, in the London Borough of Newham.
Suffrage, political franchise, or simply franchise is the right to vote in public, political elections (although the term is sometimes used for any right to vote).
Sydenham is a district within the south east London Boroughs of Lewisham, Bromley and Southwark.
The Conservatoire (formally The Blackheath Conservatoire of Music and the Arts) is an educational charity in Blackheath, on the border of the London boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham.
The Football Association (FA) is the governing body of association football in England, the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man.
The Third Anglo-Dutch War or the Third Dutch War (Derde Engelse Oorlog "Third English War", or Derde Engelse Zeeoorlog "Third English Sea War") was a military conflict between the Kingdom of England and the Dutch Republic, that lasted between April 1672 and early 1674.
Transport for London (TfL) is a local government body responsible for the transport system in Greater London, England.
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a music and dance conservatoire based in London, England.
An urban legend, urban myth, urban tale, or contemporary legend is a form of modern folklore.
Vanbrugh Castle is a house designed and built by John Vanbrugh for his own family, located on Maze Hill on the eastern edge of Greenwich Park in London, to the north of Blackheath, with views to the west past the Old Royal Naval College at Greenwich down to the Thames reaching as far as the Houses of Parliament.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
A village green is a common open area within a village or other settlement.
The viviparous lizard or common lizard, Zootoca vivipara (formerly Lacerta vivipara), is a Eurasian lizard.
The Wales national rugby union team (Tîm rygbi'r undeb cenedlaethol Cymru) competes annually in the Six Nations Championship with England, France, Ireland, Italy and Scotland.
Walter "Wat" Tyler (died 15 June 1381) was a leader of the 1381 Peasants' Revolt in England. He marched a group of rebels from Canterbury to the capital to oppose the institution of a poll tax and demand economic and social reforms. While the brief rebellion enjoyed early success, Tyler was killed by officers loyal to King Richard II during negotiations at Smithfield, London.
Watling Street is a route in England and Wales that began as an ancient trackway first used by the Britons, mainly between the areas of modern Canterbury and using a natural ford near Westminster.
Well Hall is a place to the north of Eltham in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in southeast London, England, with no present formal boundaries and located east-southeast of Charing Cross.
Westcombe Park is a largely residential area in Blackheath in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, south-east London, England.
Westminster is an area of central London within the City of Westminster, part of the West End, on the north bank of the River Thames.
Wimbledon Common is a large open space in Wimbledon, southwest London, totalling 460 hectares (1,140 acres).
Woolwich is a district of south-east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Woolwich Arsenal station is a National Rail and Docklands Light Railway interchange station located in Woolwich in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.