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The A1 is the longest numbered road in the UK, at.
The A10 (in certain sections known as Great Cambridge Road or Old North Road) is a major road in England.
The A3, known as the Portsmouth Road or London Road in sections, is a major road connecting London and Portsmouth passing close to Kingston upon Thames, Guildford, Haslemere and Petersfield.
The A4 is a major road in England from Central London to Avonmouth via Heathrow Airport, Reading, Bath and Bristol.
The A40 is a major trunk road connecting London to Goodwick (Fishguard), Wales, and officially called The London to Fishguard Trunk Road (A40) in all legal documents and Acts.
An achievement, armorial achievement or heraldic achievement (historical: hatchment) in heraldry is a full display or depiction of all the heraldic components to which the bearer of a coat of arms is entitled.
Al-Qaeda (القاعدة,, translation: "The Base", "The Foundation" or "The Fundament" and alternatively spelled al-Qaida, al-Qæda and sometimes al-Qa'ida) is a militant Sunni Islamist multi-national organization founded in 1988.
An alderman is a member of a municipal assembly or council in many jurisdictions founded upon English law.
Aldersgate is a Ward of the City of London, named after a gate in the ancient London Wall around the City.
Aldgate is an area of Central London, England, within the City of London.
Aldgate Bus Station serves the Aldgate area of the City of London, England.
Aldgate is a London Underground station in Aldgate, a locality in the ward of Portsoken in the City of London, which neighbours the Aldgate ward, the origin of its namesake.
Aldwych (pronounced) is a one-way street and the name of the area immediately surrounding it in central London, England, within the City of Westminster.
Alfred the Great (Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel" or "wise elf"; 849 – 26 October 899) was King of Wessex from 871 to 899.
Allen & Overy LLP (informally A&O) is an international law firm, advising national and multinational corporations, financial institutions, and governments.
AIM (formerly the Alternative Investment Market) is a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange that was launched on 19 June 1995.
The history of Anglo-Saxon London relates to the history of the city of London during the Anglo-Saxon period, during the 7th to 11th centuries.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
Apportionment is the process by which seats in a legislative body are distributed among administrative divisions entitled to representation.
Ashtead is a village in the Metropolitan Green Belt of Surrey, England and has a railway station on secondary routes to Horsham and Guildford, formerly the Portsmouth Main Line.
Augustine of Canterbury (born first third of the 6th century – died probably 26 May 604) was a Benedictine monk who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury in the year 597.
Aviva plc is a British multinational insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Æthelberht (also Æthelbert, Aethelberht, Aethelbert or Ethelbert, Old English Æðelberht,; 550 – 24 February 616) was King of Kent from about 589 until his death.
Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians (or Ealdorman Æthelred of Mercia; died 911) became ruler of English Mercia shortly after the death of its last king, Ceolwulf II in 879.
Æthelstan or Athelstan (Old English: Æþelstan, or Æðelstān, meaning "noble stone"; 89427 October 939) was King of the Anglo-Saxons from 924 to 927 and King of the English from 927 to 939.
A bandstand is a circular or semicircular structure set in a park, garden, pier, or indoor space, designed to accommodate musical bands performing concerts.
Bank and Monument are interlinked London Underground and Docklands Light Railway stations that form a public transport complex spanning the length of King William Street in the City of London.
The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the model on which most modern central banks have been based.
A banner of arms is a type of heraldic flag which has the same image as a coat of arms, i.e. the shield of a full heraldic achievement, rendered in a square or rectangular shape of the flag.
The Barbican Centre is a performing arts centre in the Barbican Estate of the City of London and the largest of its kind in Europe.
The Barbican Estate is a residential estate that was built during the 1960s and the 1980s within the City of London in Central London, in an area once devastated by World War II bombings and today densely populated by financial institutions.
Baroque architecture is the building style of the Baroque era, begun in late 16th-century Italy, that took the Roman vocabulary of Renaissance architecture and used it in a new rhetorical and theatrical fashion, often to express the triumph of the Catholic Church.
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry is a medical and dental school in London, England.
Bassishaw is a ward in the City of London.
The Battle of Hastings was fought on 14 October 1066 between the Norman-French army of William, the Duke of Normandy, and an English army under the Anglo-Saxon King Harold Godwinson, beginning the Norman conquest of England.
Baynard's Castle refers to buildings on two neighbouring sites in the City of London, between where Blackfriars station and St Paul's Cathedral now stand.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Beadle, sometimes spelled "bedel", is an official of a church or synagogue who may usher, keep order, make reports, and assist in religious functions; or a minor official who carries out various civil, educational, or ceremonial duties.
Bede (italic; 672/3 – 26 May 735), also known as Saint Bede, Venerable Bede, and Bede the Venerable (Bēda Venerābilis), was an English Benedictine monk at the monastery of St.
Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire, England.
Berkhamsted is a historic market town close to the western boundary of Hertfordshire, England, in the small Bulbourne valley in the Chiltern Hills, northwest of London.
Billingsgate is one of the 25 Wards of the City of London.
Billingsgate Fish Market is located in Poplar in London.
The Bishop of London is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of London in the Province of Canterbury.
Bishopsgate is one of the 25 wards of the City of London and also the name of a major road (part of the A10) between Gracechurch Street and Norton Folgate in the northeast corner of London's main financial district.
Black British are British citizens of Black origins or heritage, including those of African-Caribbean (sometimes called "Afro-Caribbean") background, and may include people with mixed ancestry.
Blackfriars Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge over the River Thames in London, between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Railway Bridge, carrying the A201 road.
Blackfriars Millennium Pier is a pier on the River Thames, in the Blackfriars area of London, United Kingdom.
Blackfriars Railway Bridge is a railway bridge crossing the River Thames in London, between Blackfriars Bridge and the Millennium Bridge.
Blackfriars, also known as London Blackfriars, is a central London railway station and connected London Underground station located in the City of London.
A bomb is an explosive weapon that uses the exothermic reaction of an explosive material to provide an extremely sudden and violent release of energy.
In finance, a bond is an instrument of indebtedness of the bond issuer to the holders.
A borough is an administrative division in various English-speaking countries.
A bowling green is a finely-laid, close-mown and rolled stretch of turf for playing the game of bowls.
Bracken House is a building at 10 Cannon Street in the City of London, occupied by the Financial Times newspaper until the 1980s.
Bread Street is one of the 25 wards of the City of London the name deriving from its principal street, which was anciently the City's bread market; for by the records it appears as that in 1302: "the bakers of London were ordered to sell no bread at their houses but in the open market at Bread Street".
Bridge is a small ward in the City of London and is named from its closeness to London Bridge.
The Bridge House Estates is a charitable trust, established in 1282 by the City of London Corporation in London, England.
Bridge Without was an historical Ward of the City of London situated to the south of the River Thames.
Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.
British African Caribbean (or Afro-Caribbean) people are residents of the United Kingdom whose ancestors were primarily indigenous to Africa.
British Arabs (عرب بريطانيا) are citizens or residents of the United Kingdom that are of Arab ethnic, cultural and linguistic heritage or identity from Arab countries.
British Asians (also referred as South Asians in the United Kingdom, Asian British people or Asian Britons) are persons of South Asian descent who reside in the United Kingdom.
British Bangladeshis (ব্রিটিশ বাংলাদেশি) are people of Bangladeshi origin who have attained citizenship in the United Kingdom, through immigration and historical naturalisation.
British Chinese (also known as Chinese British, Chinese Britons) are people of Chineseparticularly Han Chineseancestry who reside in the United Kingdom, constituting the second or third largest group of overseas Chinese in Europe apart from the Chinese diaspora in France and the overseas Chinese community in Russia.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
British Indians (also Indian British or Indian Britons) are citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) whose ancestral roots lie in India.
British Pakistanis (پاکستانی نژاد برطانوی; also known as Pakistani British people or Pakistani Britons) are citizens or residents of the United Kingdom whose ancestral roots lie in Pakistan.
During British Summer Time (BST), civil time in the United Kingdom is advanced one hour forward of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (in effect, changing the time zone from UTC+0 to UTC+1), so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less.
Broad Street is one of the 25 ancient wards of the City of London.
Broadgate is a large, office and retail estate in the City of London, owned by British Land and GIC and managed by Broadgate Estates.
The Broadgate Tower is a skyscraper in London's main financial district, the City of London.
The Brunswick star is an emblem which in outline is an eight-pointed or sixteen-pointed star, but which is composed of many narrow rays.
BT Group plc (trading as BT and formerly British Telecom) is a British multinational telecommunications holding company with head offices in London, United Kingdom.
The London Bus is one of London's principal icons, the archetypal red rear-entrance AEC Routemaster being recognized worldwide.
A butcher is a person who may slaughter animals, dress their flesh, sell their meat, or participate within any combination of these three tasks.
Canals, or navigations, are human-made channels, or artificial waterways, for water conveyance, or to service water transport vehicles.
Canary Wharf is a commercial estate and locality in between Poplar, Millwall and Limehouse on the Isle of Dogs in Greater London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
Candlewick is a small ward, one of the 25 ancient wards in the City of London.
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.
The Carausian Revolt (286–296) was an episode in Roman history, during which a Roman naval commander, Carausius, declared himself emperor over Britain and northern Gaul.
Cass Business School (short for the Sir John Cass Business School) was established in 1966, and is City, University of London's business school, located in the St Luke's area.
Castle Baynard is one of the 25 wards of the City of London, the historic and financial centre of London.
Coincident full censuses have taken place in the different jurisdictions of the United Kingdom every ten years since 1801, with the exceptions of 1941 (during the Second World War) and Ireland in 1921.
A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business centre of a city.
Central London is the innermost part of London, in the United Kingdom, spanning several boroughs.
The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
Chamberlin, Powell and Bon was a British firm of architects whose work involved designing the Barbican Estate.
Chancery Lane is a one-way street situated in the ward of Farringdon Without in the City of London.
Charles Bowman (born 1961) is the 690th Lord Mayor of the City of London.
Charterhouse Street is a street in Smithfield, on the northern boundary of the City of London, forming the boundary with both the London Borough of Camden and the London Borough of Islington.
Cheap is a small ward in the City of London.
Cheapside is a street in the City of London, the historic and modern financial centre of London, which forms part of the A40 London to Fishguard road.
Sir Christopher Wren PRS FRS (–) was an English anatomist, astronomer, geometer, and mathematician-physicist, as well as one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
Cities of London and Westminster is a constituency returning a single Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons in the United Kingdom Parliament.
The City Academy, Hackney is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in the Homerton area of the London Borough of Hackney, England.
City and East is a constituency represented in the London Assembly.
The City of London (Ward Elections) Act 2002 was an act passed by the United Kingdom Parliament on 7 November 2002.
City of London Academy, Islington (formerly Islington Green School) is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in the Islington area of the London Borough of Islington, England.
City of London Academy, Southwark is a co-educational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in the Bermondsey area of the London Borough of Southwark, England.
The City of London Corporation, officially and legally the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, is the municipal governing body of the City of London, the historic centre of London and the location of much of the UK's financial sector.
City of London Freemen's School (CLFS) is a coeducational private school for day and boarding pupils, located at Ashtead Park in Surrey, England.
The City of London Police is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement within the City of London, including the Middle and Inner Temples.
The City of London School, also known as CLS and City, is an independent day school for boys in the City of London, England, on the banks of the River Thames next to the Millennium Bridge, opposite Tate Modern.
City of London School for Girls (CLSG) is an independent school located in the City of London.
The City of Westminster is an Inner London borough which also holds city status.
City status in the United Kingdom is granted by the monarch of the United Kingdom to a select group of communities:, there are 69 cities in the United Kingdom – 51 in England, six in Wales, seven in Scotland and five in Northern Ireland.
City Thameslink is a central London railway station within the City of London, with entrances on Ludgate Hill and Holborn Viaduct.
CityPoint (previously known as Britannic House and Britannic Tower) is a skyscraper located on Ropemaker Street on the northern fringe of the City of London, the main financial district and historic nucleus of London.
A number of different systems of classification of ethnicity in the United Kingdom exist.
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
Coleman Street is one of the 25 ancient wards of the City of London.
The College of Arms, sometimes referred to as the College of Heralds, is a royal corporation consisting of professional officers of arms, with jurisdiction over England, Wales, Northern Ireland and some Commonwealth realms.
The common people, also known as the common man, commoners, or the masses, are the ordinary people in a community or nation who lack any significant social status, especially those who are members of neither royalty, nobility, the clergy, nor any member of the aristocracy.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Continental or mainland Europe is the continuous continent of Europe excluding its surrounding islands.
Cordwainer is a small, almost rectangular-shaped ward in the City of London.
Cornhill is a ward and street in the City of London, the historic nucleus and financial centre of modern London.
A Councillor is a member of a local government council.
The counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical, cultural or political demarcation.
The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The County of London was a county of England from 1889 to 1965, corresponding to the area known today as Inner London.
The Court of Aldermen is an elected body forming part of the City of London Corporation.
The Court of Common Council is the primary decision-making body of the City of London Corporation.
Covent Garden is a district in Greater London, on the eastern fringes of the West End, between Charing Cross Road and Drury Lane.
A crest is a component of a heraldic display, consisting of the device borne on top of the helm.
Cripplegate was a gate in the London Wall and a name for the region of the City of London outside the gate.
Crossrail is a railway line under development in London and the home counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Essex, England.
The custodian helmet is the modern name applied to the helmet worn by male police officers in England and Wales (and formerly in Scotland) and certain other places around the world.
The Custom House, on the north bank of the Thames in the City of London, is a building which was formerly used for the collection of customs duties.
A department store is a retail establishment offering a wide range of consumer goods in different product categories known as "departments".
The districts of England (also known as local authority districts or local government districts to distinguish from unofficial city districts) are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government.
In 1974, Wales was re-divided for local government purposes into thirty-seven districts.
DLA Piper is a multinational law firm located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is an automated light metro system opened in 1987 to serve the redeveloped Docklands area of East London, England.
Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.
Dowgate is a small ward in the City of London, the historic and financial centre of London.
Dr Johnson's House is a writer's house museum in London in the former home of the 18th-century English writer and lexicographer Samuel Johnson.
The dragon boundary marks are cast iron statues of dragons on metal or stone plinths that mark the boundaries of the City of London.
Drapers Gardens is a site in the City of London at the junction of Throgmorton Avenue and Copthall Avenue on land owned by the Drapers' Company, originally forming gardens it was largely built over by the early twentieth century.
The E (Eastern) postcode area, also known as the London E postcode area, is the part of the London post town covering much of the east of Greater London, England as well as Sewardstone, Essex.
The East End of London, usually called the East End, is the historic core of wider East London, east of the Roman and medieval walls of the City of London, and north of the River Thames.
The EC (Eastern Central) postcode area, also known as the London EC postal area, is a group of postcode districts in central London, England.
The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum), written by the Venerable Bede in about AD 731, is a history of the Christian Churches in England, and of England generally; its main focus is on the conflict between the pre-Schism Roman Rite and Celtic Christianity.
Ecclesiastical jurisdiction in its primary sense does not signify jurisdiction over ecclesiastics ("church leadership"), but jurisdiction exercised by church leaders over other leaders and over the laity.
Edgar Ætheling (also spelt Æþeling, Aetheling, Atheling or Etheling) or Edgar II (c. 1051 – c. 1126) was the last male member of the royal house of Cerdic of Wessex (see House of Wessex family tree).
Edwin (Old English: Ēadwine) (died 1071) was the elder brother of Morcar, Earl of Northumbria, son of Ælfgār, Earl of Mercia and grandson of Leofric, Earl of Mercia.
The Electoral Commission is an independent body set up by the UK Parliament.
An enclave is a territory, or a part of a territory, that is entirely surrounded by the territory of one other state.
England and Wales is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom.
Epping Forest is a area of ancient woodland between Epping in the north and Wanstead in the south, straddling the border between Greater London and Essex.
People from various ethnicities reside in the United Kingdom.
The name of London is derived from a word first attested, in Latinised form, as Londinium.
A eurobond is an international bond that is denominated in a currency not native to the country where it is issued.
Eurostar is a high-speed railway service connecting London with Amsterdam, Avignon, Brussels, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Paris and Rotterdam.
Euston railway station (also known as London Euston) is a central London railway terminus on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden, managed by Network Rail.
Eversheds Sutherland is a global multinational law practice.
In England and Wales, an extra-parochial area, extra-parochial place or extra-parochial district was a geographically defined area considered to be outside any eccelesiastical or civil parish.
The Fall of the Western Roman Empire (also called Fall of the Roman Empire or Fall of Rome) was the process of decline in the Western Roman Empire in which it failed to enforce its rule, and its vast territory was divided into several successor polities.
Farringdon Road is a road in Clerkenwell, London.
Farringdon is a London Underground and connected main line National Rail station in Clerkenwell, in the London Borough of Islington, just outside the City of London.
Farringdon Within is one of the 25 wards of the City of London, the historic and financial centre of London.
Farringdon Without is a Ward in the City of London, the historic and financial centre of London.
Farringdon is a historic area of the City of London, represented today by the Wards of Farringdon Within and Farringdon Without.
Fenchurch Street is a street in London linking Aldgate at its eastern end with Lombard Street and Gracechurch Street in the west.
Fenchurch Street railway station, also known as London Fenchurch Street, is a central London railway terminus in the southeastern corner of the City of London.
A financial centre is a location that is home to a cluster of nationally or internationally significant financial services providers such as banks, investment managers, or stock exchanges.
Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit-card companies, insurance companies, accountancy companies, consumer-finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds, individual managers and some government-sponsored enterprises.
Finsbury Circus is a park in the City of London, England; with an area of 2.2 hectares it is the largest public open space within the City's boundaries.
Fire appliances (also known as fire engines or fire tenders) used by the fire service in the United Kingdom fit into several distinct categories and perform a wide range of general and specialised roles.
A firestorm is a conflagration which attains such intensity that it creates and sustains its own wind system.
The flag of the City of London is based on the flag of England, having a centred red St George's Cross on a white background, with the red sword in the upper hoist canton (the top left quarter).
Fleet Street is a major street in the City of London.
The foreign exchange market (Forex, FX, or currency market) is a global decentralized or over-the-counter (OTC) market for the trading of currencies.
Foster + Partners is a British international studio for architecture and integrated design, with headquarters in London.
The Freedom of the City is an honour bestowed by a municipality upon a valued member of the community, or upon a visiting celebrity or dignitary.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (informally Freshfields, or FBD), considered to have been founded in 1743, is a multinational law firm headquartered in London and a member of the Magic Circle of elite British law firms.
Fulham was a borough constituency centred on the London district of Fulham.
In finance, a futures contract (more colloquially, futures) is a standardized forward contract, a legal agreement to buy or sell something at a predetermined price at a specified time in the future.
Gatwick Airport (also known as London Gatwick) is a major international airport near Crawley in southeast England, south of Central London.
GMW Architects was an architectural practice based in the United Kingdom.
The Golden Lane Estate is a notable 1950s council housing complex in the City of London.
Goswell Road is a road in central London.
The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London from Sunday, 2 September to Thursday, 6 of September 1666.
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 Built-up Area, or Greater London Urban Area, is a conurbation in south-east England that constitutes the continuous urban area of London and includes surrounding adjacent urban towns as defined by the Office for National Statistics.
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.
Gross national product (GNP) is the market value of all the goods and services produced in one year by labor and property supplied by the citizens of a country.
A guild is an association of artisans or merchants who oversee the practice of their craft/trade in a particular area.
Guildable Manor is a Court Leet in Southwark under the authority of the City of London, along with the King's Manor, Southwark, and the Great Liberty.
The Guildhall School of Music and Drama is an independent music and dramatic arts school which was founded in 1880 in London, England.
Guildhall is a Grade I-listed building in the City of London, England.
Hampstead Heath (locally known simply as the Heath) is a large, ancient London park, covering.
Henry I (c. 1068 – 1 December 1135), also known as Henry Beauclerc, was King of England from 1100 to his death.
The Heptarchy is a collective name applied to the seven petty kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England from the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain in 5th century until their unification into the Kingdom of England in the early 10th century.
Herbert Smith Freehills is an international law firm co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Sydney, Australia.
The Heron Tower (officially 110 Bishopsgate) is a commercial skyscraper in London.
Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.
A high sheriff is a ceremonial officer for each shrieval county of England and Wales and Northern Ireland or the chief sheriff of a number of paid sheriffs in U.S. states who outranks and commands the others in their court-related functions.
The history of local government in London, England can be broken down into a number of periods.
Hogan Lovells is an international law firm co-headquartered in London and Washington, D.C..
Holborn is a district in the London boroughs of Camden and City of Westminster and a locality in the ward of Farringdon Without in the City of London.
Houndsditch is a one-way street in London linking Outwich Street in the north-west to St.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, commonly known as Inner Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London.
The Inns of Court in London are the professional associations for barristers in England and Wales.
Irish migration to Great Britain has occurred from the earliest recorded history to the present.
Irish Travellers (an lucht siúil, meaning 'the walking people') are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group who maintain a set of traditions.
Islamic terrorism, Islamist terrorism or radical Islamic terrorism is defined as any terrorist act, set of acts or campaign committed by groups or individuals who profess Islamic or Islamist motivations or goals.
The Isles of Scilly (Syllan or Enesek Syllan) is an archipelago off the southwestern tip of Cornwall.
Joseph Malaby Dent (30 August 1849 – 9 May 1926) was a British book publisher who produced the Everyman's Library series.
The Jubilee Garden is a large, open park big area in the center of Vadodara city, Gujarat, India.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
King's College London (informally King's or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of the federal University of London.
The Kingdom of England (French: Royaume d'Angleterre; Danish: Kongeriget England; German: Königreich England) was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century—when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms—until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
The kingdom of the East Saxons (Ēast Seaxna Rīce; Regnum Orientalium Saxonum), today referred to as the Kingdom of Essex, was one of the seven traditional kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
The Kingdom of the Kentish (Cantaware Rīce; Regnum Cantuariorum), today referred to as the Kingdom of Kent, was an early medieval kingdom in what is now South East England.
Kingsway is a major road in central London, designated as part of the A4200.
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) is an American architecture firm which provides architecture, interior, programming and master planning services for clients in both the public and private sectors.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
Langbourn is one of the 25 ancient wards of the City of London.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Leadenhall Market is a covered market in London, located on Gracechurch Street but with vehicular access also available via Whittington Avenue to the north and Lime Street to the south and east, and additional pedestrian access via a number of narrow passageways.
Leadenhall Street is a road in London that is about 0.3 miles (500 m) long and links Cornhill and Bishopsgate in the west to St.
A liberty was an English unit originating in the Middle Ages, traditionally defined as an area in which regalian right was revoked and where the land was held by a mesne lord (i.e. an area in which rights reserved to the king had been devolved into private hands).
Lime Street is one of the 25 ancient wards of the City of London.
Lime Street is a minor road in the City of London between Fenchurch Street to the south and Leadenhall Street to the north.
Linklaters LLP is a multinational law firm headquartered in London.
This is a list of ceremonial counties of England.
This article provides a list of cycle routes in the Greater London area that have been waymarked with formal numbered route signage.
The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is an automated light metro system in the United Kingdom that serves the London Docklands area of east and south-east London, owned by Transport for London (TfL) and currently operated under contract by Keolis Amey Docklands Ltd.
This is a list of the districts of England, a type of country subdivision governed by a local authority, that cover all of England.
This is a list of districts of England ordered by area, according to Standard Area Measurements published by the Office for National Statistics.
List of the 326 districts of England (English Municipalities) by population, estimated figures for from the Office for National Statistics.
List of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom, Crown dependencies and British Overseas Territories
This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom, Crown dependencies and British Overseas Territories.
The London Underground is a metro system in the United Kingdom that serves Greater London and the home counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire.
This is a list of monarchs of Wessex until 927.
The fifty-fifth Parliament of the United Kingdom was the legislature of the United Kingdom following the 2010 general election of Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons.
The City of London Corporation owns and maintains open space in and around Greater London.
This is a list of Sheriffs of the City of London.
Fare zone 1 is the central zone of Transport for London's zonal fare system used by the London Underground, London Overground, Docklands Light Railway and National Rail.
London has one of the largest concentrations of universities and higher education institutions in the world.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
Little Britain is a street in the City of London running from St. Martin's Le Grand in the east to West Smithfield in the west.
Liverpool Street bus station serves the Bishopsgate area of the City of London and is practically within the Liverpool Street station.
Liverpool Street station, also known as London Liverpool Street, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in the north-eastern corner of the City of London, in the ward of Bishopsgate.
The livery companies of the City of London, currently 110 in number, comprise London's ancient and modern trade associations and guilds, almost all of which are styled the "Worshipful Company of..." their respective craft, trade or profession.
The Lloyd's building (sometimes known as the Inside-Out Building) is the home of the insurance institution Lloyd's of London.
A 19th-century drawing of Lloyd's Coffee House Lloyd's Coffee House was a significant meeting place in London in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Lloyd's of London, generally known simply as Lloyd's, is an insurance market located in London, United Kingdom.
Lloyds Banking Group plc is a major British financial institution formed through the acquisition of HBOS by Lloyds TSB in 2009.
Local education authorities (LEAs) are the local councils in England and Wales that are responsible for education within their jurisdiction.
The Local Government Act 1888 (51 & 52 Vict. c.41) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which established county councils and county borough councils in England and Wales.
The pattern of local government in England is complex, with the distribution of functions varying according to the local arrangements.
Lombard Street, London, is a street notable for its connections with the City of London's merchant, banking and insurance industries, stretching back to medieval times.
Londinium was a settlement established on the current site of the City of London around 43.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Borough of Camden is a borough in north west London, and forms part of Inner London.
The London Borough of Hackney is a London Borough in Inner London, United Kingdom.
The London Borough of Islington is a London borough in Inner London, England.
The London Borough of Southwark in south London, England forms part of Inner London and is connected by bridges across the River Thames to the City of London.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is a London Borough in East London which covers much of the traditional East End.
The London boroughs are 32 of the 33 local authority districts of the Greater London administrative area (the 33rd is the City of London).
Several bridges named London Bridge have spanned the River Thames between the City of London and Southwark, in central London.
London City Airport is an international airport in London, United Kingdom.
The London congestion charge is a fee charged on most motor vehicles operating within the Congestion Charge Zone (CCZ) in Central London between 07:00 and 18:00 Mondays to Fridays.
The London Inner Ring Road, or Ring Road as signposted, is a route formed from a number of major roads that encircle Central London.
London Metropolitan University, commonly known as London Met, is a public research university in London, England.
London River Services Limited is a division of Transport for London (TfL), which manages passenger transport—leisure-oriented tourist services and commuter services—on the River Thames in London.
London Southend Airport is an international airport in the district of Rochford within Essex, England, approximately from the centre of London.
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is a stock exchange located in the City of London, England.
The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
The London Wall was the defensive wall first built by the Romans around Londinium, their strategically important port town on the River Thames in what is now London, England, and subsequently maintained until the 18th century.
Waterloo station, also known as London Waterloo, is a central London terminus on the National Rail network in the United Kingdom, located in the Waterloo area of the London Borough of Lambeth.
The Lord Mayor of London is the City of London's mayor and leader of the City of London Corporation.
The Lord-Lieutenant is the British monarch's personal representative in each county of the United Kingdom.
Ludgate was the westernmost gate in London Wall.
Ludgate Hill is a hill in the City of London, near the old Ludgate, a gate to the City that was taken down, with its attached gaol, in 1780.
London Luton Airport, previously called Luton International Airport, is an international airport located east of the town centre in the Borough of Luton in Bedfordshire, England, and is north of Central London.
The Magic Circle is an informal term for the London headquartered law firms with the largest revenues, the most international work and which consistently outperform the rest of the London market on profitability.
Mansion House is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London.
Mark Christopher Field (born 6 October 1964), is a British politician, author and solicitor.
The Maughan Library is the main university research library of King's College London, forming part of the Strand Campus.
The Mayor of London is the head of the executive body of the Greater London Authority.
Mellitus (died 24 April 624) was the first Bishop of London in the Saxon period, the third Archbishop of Canterbury, and a member of the Gregorian mission sent to England to convert the Anglo-Saxons from their native paganism to Christianity.
Mercia (Miercna rīce) was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.
Metonymy is a figure of speech in which a thing or concept is referred to by the name of something closely associated with that thing or concept.
Metro-land (or Metroland) is a name given to the suburban areas that were built to the north-west of London in the counties of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Middlesex in the early part of the 20th century that were served by the Metropolitan Railway (the Met).
The Metropolitan Green Belt is a statutory green belt around London, England.
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), commonly known as the Metropolitan Police and informally as the Met, is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the "square mile" of the City of London, which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.
Robert Michael Maitland Stewart, Baron Stewart of Fulham, (6 November 1906 – 13 March 1990) was a British Labour politician and Fabian Socialist who served twice as Foreign Secretary in the first cabinet of Harold Wilson.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, commonly known simply as Middle Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court exclusively entitled to call their members to the English Bar as barristers, the others being the Inner Temple, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn.
Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.
The Millennium Bridge, officially known as the London Millennium Footbridge, is a steel suspension bridge for pedestrians crossing the River Thames in London, England, linking Bankside with the City of London.
Minories (not) is the name of a former civil parish, also known as Minories Holy Trinity, and a street in the City of London, close to the Tower of London.
Mixed is an ethnicity category that has been used by the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics since the 1991 Census.
The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories.
Montfichet's Tower (also known as Montfichet's Castle and/or spelt Mountfitchet's or Mountfiquit's) was a Norman fortress on Ludgate Hill in London, between where St Paul's Cathedral and City Thameslink railway station now stand.
The Monument to the Great Fire of London, more commonly known simply as the Monument, is a Doric column in the City of London, near the northern end of London Bridge, that commemorates the Great Fire of London.
Moorgate was a postern in the London Wall originally built by the Romans.
Moorgate is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station on Moorgate in the City of London.
Morcar (or Morkere) (Mōrcǣr) (died after 1087) was the son of Ælfgār (earl of Mercia) and brother of Ēadwine.
The Municipal Corporations Act 1835 (5 & 6 Wm. IV., c.76), sometimes known as the Municipal Reform Act, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed local government in the incorporated boroughs of England and Wales.
The Museum of London documents the history of the English capital city from prehistoric to modern times.
Nicholas Shaxson (born 1966) is a British author, journalist and investigator.
North Africa is a collective term for a group of Mediterranean countries and territories situated in the northern-most region of the African continent.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
The Northern line is a London Underground line that runs from south-west to north-west London, with two branches through central London and three in the north.
Norton Folgate is a short length of street in London, connecting Bishopsgate with Shoreditch High Street, on the northern edge of the City of London.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
The Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, commonly referred to as the Old Bailey from the street on which it stands, is a court in London and one of a number of buildings housing the Crown Court.
Old Mutual Limited is a pan-African investment, savings, insurance, and banking group.
Old Spitalfields Market is a covered market in Spitalfields, London.
Old St Paul's Cathedral was the medieval cathedral of the City of London that, until 1666, stood on the site of the present St Paul's Cathedral.
One New Change is a major office and retail development in London, United Kingdom.
Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.
The Ordnance Survey National Grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references used in Great Britain, distinct from latitude and longitude.
The term Other White is a classification of ethnicity in the United Kingdom and has been used in documents such as the 2011 UK Census to describe people who self-identify as white persons who are not of the English, Welsh, Scottish or Irish ethnic groupings.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Panorama is a BBC Television investigative current affairs documentary programme.
Paternoster Square is an urban development, owned by the Mitsubishi Estate Co., next to St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London.
A patron saint, patroness saint, patron hallow or heavenly protector is a saint who in Roman Catholicism, Anglicanism, Eastern Orthodoxy, or particular branches of Islam, is regarded as the heavenly advocate of a nation, place, craft, activity, class, clan, family or person.
Paul the Apostle (Paulus; translit, ⲡⲁⲩⲗⲟⲥ; c. 5 – c. 64 or 67), commonly known as Saint Paul and also known by his Jewish name Saul of Tarsus (translit; Saũlos Tarseús), was an apostle (though not one of the Twelve Apostles) who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world.
The Peasants' Revolt, also called Wat Tyler's Rebellion or the Great Rising, was a major uprising across large parts of England in 1381.
Peter Ackroyd, (born 5 October 1949) is an English biographer, novelist and critic with a particular interest in the history and culture of London.
Petticoat Lane Market is a fashion and clothing market in the East End of London.
The Picts were a tribal confederation of peoples who lived in what is today eastern and northern Scotland during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval periods.
A police area is the area for which a territorial police force in the United Kingdom is responsible for policing.
A police authority in the United Kingdom is a public authority that is responsible for overseeing the operations of a police force.
A polity is any kind of political entity.
The Port of London lies along the banks of the River Thames from the capital to the North Sea.
Portsoken is a historical district and a ward in the City of London.
Postal codes used in the United Kingdom are known as postcodes (originally postal codes).
Postman's Park is a park in central London, a short distance north of St Paul's Cathedral.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
Prince Henry's Room is situated on the first floor at the front of No.
The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or Provisional IRA) was an Irish republican revolutionary organisation that sought to end British rule in Northern Ireland, facilitate the reunification of Ireland and bring about an independent socialist republic encompassing all of Ireland.
Prudential plc is a British multinational life insurance and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.
Queen Victoria Street, named after the British monarch who reigned from 1837 to 1901, is a street in London which runs east by north from its junction with New Bridge Street and Victoria Embankment in the Castle Baynard ward of the City of London, along a section that divides the wards of Queenhithe and Bread Street, then lastly through the middle of Cordwainer ward, until it reaches Mansion House Street at Bank junction.
Queenhithe is a small and ancient ward of the City of London, situated by the River Thames and to the south of St. Paul's Cathedral.
Rafael Viñoly Beceiro (born 1944) is an Uruguayan architect.
The Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 (48 & 49 Vict., c. 23) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Representation of the People Act 1832 (known informally as the 1832 Reform Act, Great Reform Act or First Reform Act to distinguish it from subsequent Reform Acts) was an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom (indexed as 2 & 3 Will. IV c. 45) that introduced wide-ranging changes to the electoral system of England and Wales.
The regions of England, formerly known as the government office regions, are the highest tier of sub-national division in England.
The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.
The Representation of the People Act 1948 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that altered the law relating to parliamentary and local elections.
The Representation of the People Act 1969 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
A reserve currency (or anchor currency) is a currency that is held in significant quantities by governments and institutions as part of their foreign exchange reserves.
Residents' associations are organisations formed by groups of people from a specific geographic community who come together to address issues within their local area and act as a voice for their local community.
Richard Llewellyn-Davies, Baron Llewelyn-Davies (24 December 1912 – 27 October 1981) was a British architect.
Richard Seifert (born Reubin Seifert, 25 November 1910 – 26 October 2001) was a Swiss-British architect, best known for designing the Centrepoint tower and Tower 42 (previously the NatWest Tower), once the tallest building in the City of London.
The River Fleet is the largest of London's subterranean rivers.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSH+P) is a British architectural firm, founded in 1977 and originally known as the Richard Rogers Partnership.
Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
The Royal Commission on the Amalgamation of the City and County of London was a royal commission which considered the means for amalgamating the ancient City of London with the County of London, which had been created in 1889.
The Royal Exchange in London was founded in the 16th century by the merchant Thomas Gresham on the suggestion of his factor Richard Clough to act as a centre of commerce for the City of London.
The Royal Mint is a government-owned mint that produces coins for the United Kingdom.
The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (Dutch: Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut or KNMI) is the Dutch national weather forecasting service, which has its headquarters in De Bilt, in the province of Utrecht, Netherlands.
Safeguarded wharves are those wharves in London which have been given special status by the Mayor of London and the Port of London Authority (PLA) which ensures they are retained as working wharves and are protected from redevelopment into non-port use.
In heraldry, the Saint George's Cross, also called Cross of Saint George, is a red cross on a white background, which from the Late Middle Ages became associated with Saint George, the military saint, often depicted as a crusader.
Santander Cycles (formerly Barclays Cycle Hire) is a public bicycle hire scheme in London, United Kingdom.
The Saxons (Saxones, Sachsen, Seaxe, Sahson, Sassen, Saksen) were a Germanic people whose name was given in the early Middle Ages to a large country (Old Saxony, Saxonia) near the North Sea coast of what is now Germany.
Sæberht, Saberht or Sæbert (d. c. 616) was a King of Essex (r. c. 604 – c. 616), in succession of his father King Sledd.
Schroders plc is a British multinational asset management company, founded in 1804.
Scotland Yard (officially New Scotland Yard) is a metonym for the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), the territorial police force responsible for policing most of London.
The "Second Great Fire of London" refers to one of the most destructive air raids of the Blitz.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
Two Sheriffs are elected annually for the City of London by the Liverymen of the City Livery Companies.
Shoreditch is a district and Church of England parish in the borough of Hackney in Greater London, England and is part of both Central London and the East End.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is an American architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm.
Slaughter and May is a law firm headquartered in London.
Smithfield is a locality in the ward of Farringdon Without situated at the City of London's northwest in central London, England.
Southwark is a district of Central London and part of the London Borough of Southwark.
Southwark (Br) Bridge is an arch bridge in London, England, for traffic linking the district of Southwark and the City across the River Thames.
A sovereign state is, in international law, a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area.
The Special Constabulary is the part-time volunteer section of statutory police forces in the United Kingdom and some Crown dependencies.
St Alphege or St Alphage London Wall was a church in Bassishaw Ward in the City of London, built directly upon London Wall.
St Bartholomew's Hospital, also known simply as Barts and later more formally as The Royal Hospital of St Bartholomew, is a hospital located at Farringdon in the City of London and founded in 1123.
St Dunstan-in-the-East was a Church of England parish church on St Dunstan's Hill, halfway between London Bridge and the Tower of London in the City of London.
St Edward's Crown is the centrepiece of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.
St Mary Axe was a medieval parish in the City of London whose name survives as that of the street which formerly occupied it.
St Mary-le-Bow is a historic church rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1666 by Sir Christopher Wren in the City of London on the main east–west thoroughfare, Cheapside.
St Olave Hart Street is a Church of England church in the City of London, located on the corner of Hart Street and Seething Lane near Fenchurch Street railway station.
St Pancras railway station, also known as London St Pancras and officially since 2007 as St Pancras International, is a central London railway terminus located on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden.
St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.
St Helen's (previously known as the Aviva Tower or the Commercial Union building) is a commercial skyscraper in London, United Kingdom.
Standard Chartered PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, England.
Staple Inn is a Tudor building on the south side of High Holborn street in the City of London, London, England.
The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation is constituted of the equity stock of its owners.
125 Old Broad Street, formerly called the Stock Exchange Tower and still generally referred to by that name, is a high-rise office building in London, located on Old Broad Street in the City of London financial district.
A storm drain, storm sewer (U.S. and Canada), surface water drain/sewer (United Kingdom), or stormwater drain (Australia and New Zealand) is designed to drain excess rain and ground water from impervious surfaces such as paved streets, car parks, parking lots, footpaths, sidewalks, and roofs.
Strand (or the Strand) is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster, Central London.
This is a list of the etymology of street names in the City of London.
The subterranean or underground rivers of London are the tributaries of the River Thames and River Lea that were built over during the growth of the metropolis of London.
Sui generis is a Latin phrase that means "of its (his, her, their) own kind; in a class by itself; unique." A number of disciplines use the term to refer to unique entities.
In heraldry, supporters, sometimes referred to as attendants, are figures or objects usually placed on either side of the shield and depicted holding it up.
A tax haven is defined as a jurisdiction with very low "effective" rates of taxation ("headline" rates may be higher).
Temple Bar was the principal ceremonial entrance to the City of London on its western side from the City of Westminster.
The Temple is an area of central London in the vicinity of Temple Church.
The phrase territorial police force varies in precise meaning according to the country to which it is related, generally distinguishing a force whose area of responsibility is defined by sub-national boundaries from others which deal with the entire country or a restricted range of crime.
Thameslink is a 24 hour, 115-station main-line route in the British railway system running from,, and via central London to Sutton,, and.
The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War.
The Heron, also known as Milton Court, is a 36-storey residential skyscraper in London, United Kingdom.
The Society of the Governor and Assistants, London, of the New Plantation in Ulster, within the Realm of Ireland, commonly called the Irish Society or The Honourable The Irish Society, is a consortium of livery companies of the City of London set up in 1613 to colonise County Londonderry during the Plantation of Ulster.
The London Institute of Banking & Finance, is a registered educational charity incorporated by Royal Charter.
A thing, also known as Alþing, was the governing assembly of a northern Germanic society, made up of the free people of the community presided over by lawspeakers.
Sir Thomas Gresham the Elder (c. 1519 – 21 November 1579), was an English merchant and financier who acted on behalf of King Edward VI (1547–1553) and Edward's half-sisters, queens Mary I (1553–1558) and Elizabeth I (1558–1603).
Threadneedle Street is a street in the City of London, England between Bishopsgate at its northeast end and Bank junction in the southwest.
Time immemorial (temps immémorial) is a phrase meaning time extending beyond the reach of memory, record, or tradition, indefinitely ancient, "ancient beyond memory or record".
Tower is one of the 25 wards of the City of London and takes its name from its proximity to the Tower of London.
Tower 42 is the third-tallest skyscraper in the City of London, England and the eighth-tallest in Greater London.
Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London built between 1886 and 1894.
Tower Gateway is a Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station in the ward of Tower in the City of London and is located near the Tower of London and Tower Bridge.
Tower Millennium Pier is a pier on the River Thames, in London, UK.
The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.
The Town Clerk of London is an important position that has existed since the 13th century in the City of London, England.
The Traffic and Environmental Zone, commonly known as the "ring of steel", is the security and surveillance cordon consisting of road barriers, checkpoints and several hundred CCTV cameras surrounding the City of London, the financial district at the heart of Greater London.
Transport for London (TfL) is a local government body responsible for the transport system in Greater London, England.
Tribune was a democratic socialist fortnightly magazine, founded in 1937 and published in London.
Unilever () is a British-Dutch transnational consumer goods company co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Rotterdam, Netherlands.
A nationwide census, commonly known as Census 1991, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday 21 April 1991.
A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business (also known as Chicago Booth, or Booth) is the graduate business school of the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
The University of Law (ULaw) (formerly the College of Law) is a for-profit, private university in the United Kingdom, providing law degrees, specialist legal training, and continuing professional development courses for British barristers and solicitors.
Unmesh Desai is a British Labour Party politician.
The unreformed House of Commons is a name given to the House of Commons of Great Britain and (after 1800) the House of Commons of the United Kingdom before it was reformed by the Reform Act 1832.
An urban heat island (UHI) is an urban area or metropolitan area that is significantly warmer than its surrounding rural areas due to human activities.
The Victoria History of the Counties of England, commonly known as the Victoria County History or the VCH, is an English history project which began in 1899 and was dedicated to Queen Victoria with the aim of creating an encyclopaedic history of each of the historic counties of England.
Victoria Embankment is part of the Thames Embankment, a road and river-walk along the north bank of the River Thames in London.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and vikinger; Swedish and vikingar; víkingar, from Old Norse) were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central, eastern and western Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.
Vintry is one of the 25 wards of the City of London.
Walbrook is a subterranean river in the City of London that gave its name to a City ward and a minor street in its vicinity.
Walbrook Wharf is an operating freight wharf in the Port of London located in the City of London adjacent to Cannon Street station.
Wallingford is an ancient market town and civil parish in the upper Thames Valley in England.
A wardmote was a meeting of the inhabitants of a ward, or a court held in the ward (e.g. in London) to try defaults in matters relating to the watch, police, and the like.
The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors.
The City of London (also known simply as "the City") is divided into 25 wards.
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.
The Waterloo & City line (colloquially known as The Drain) is a London Underground line that runs between Waterloo and Bank with no intermediate stops.
The WC (Western Central) postcode area, also known as the London WC postcode area, is a group of postcode districts in central London, England.
Wessex (Westseaxna rīce, the "kingdom of the West Saxons") was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in the south of Great Britain, from 519 until England was unified by Æthelstan in the early 10th century.
The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is an area of Central and West London in which many of the city's major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues, including West End theatres, are concentrated.
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.
White British is an ethnicity classification used in the 2011 United Kingdom Census.
White people is a racial classification specifier, used mostly for people of European descent; depending on context, nationality, and point of view, the term has at times been expanded to encompass certain persons of North African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian descent, persons who are often considered non-white in other contexts.
William I (c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.
Sir William Walworth (died 1385), was twice Lord Mayor of London (1374–75 and 1380–81).
The Willis Building is a commercial skyscraper in London named after the primary tenant, Willis Group.
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England.
Wood Street is a street in the City of London, the historic centre and primary financial district of London.
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.
The Worldwide Centers of Commerce Index is an index of the world's cities by MasterCard.
Z/Yen is a commercial think-tank, consultancy and venture firm headquartered in the City of London.
122 Leadenhall Street is an address in Leadenhall Street in London where the 225 m (737 ft) tall Leadenhall Building is located.
The Bishopsgate bombing occurred on 24 April 1993, when the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) detonated a powerful truck bomb on Bishopsgate, a major thoroughfare in London's financial district, the City of London.
2 King's Bench Walk is a Grade I listed building that houses barristers' chambers in the Inner Temple, Central London.
20 Fenchurch Street is a commercial skyscraper in London that takes its name from its address on Fenchurch Street, in the historic City of London financial district.
22 Bishopsgate is a commercial skyscraper under construction in London, United Kingdom.
30 St Mary Axe (informally known as the Gherkin and previously as the Swiss Re Building) is a commercial skyscraper in London's primary financial district, the City of London.
The 7 July 2005 London bombings, often referred to as 7/7, were a series of coordinated terrorist suicide attacks in London, United Kingdom, which targeted commuters travelling on the city's public transport system during the morning rush hour.
99 Bishopsgate is a commercial skyscraper in London.
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