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Seven Dials, London

Index Seven Dials, London

Seven Dials is a small road junction in Covent Garden in the West End of London where seven streets converge. [1]

56 relations: Addlestone, Agatha Christie, Beatrix of the Netherlands, Brenda Hiatt, C. S. Forester, Cambridge Theatre, Charles Dickens, Chartism, City of Vice, Comyn Ching Triangle, Covent Garden, Dodger (novel), Doric order, Elizabeth Beverley, Emma Donoghue, Gnomon, Great Britain road numbering scheme, Greenwich Mean Time, H. G. Wells, Iolanthe, James Paine (architect), Lovable rogue, Mary II of England, Mobbing, Mr. Midshipman Hornblower, Neal's Yard, Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia, Pub, Regency era, Regency romance, Road junction, Roddy Frame, Rookery (slum), Samantha Shannon, Shaftesbury Avenue, Shaftesbury plc, Sketches by Boz, Slum, St Giles, London, Stephen Stills, Stills Alone, Sundial, Surrey, Terry Pratchett, The Bone Season, The Crystal Egg, The Gentle Touch, The Seven Dials Mystery, Thomas Neale, W. S. Gilbert, ..., WC postcode area, West End of London, West End theatre, Weybridge, William III of England, Worshipful Company of Mercers. Expand index (6 more) »

Addlestone

Addlestone is a town in Surrey, England, just within the M25 southwest of London.

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Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, (born Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer.

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Beatrix of the Netherlands

Beatrix (Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard,; born 31 January 1938) is a member of the Dutch royal family who reigned as Queen of the Netherlands from 30 April 1980 until her abdication on 30 April 2013.

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Brenda Hiatt

Brenda Hiatt is an American, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of romantic adventure novels, including traditional Regency romance, time travel romance, historical novels, contemporary humorous mystery, and most recently young adult science fiction romance.

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C. S. Forester

Cecil Louis Troughton Smith (27 August 1899 – 2 April 1966), known by his pen name Cecil Scott "C. S." Forester, was an English novelist known for writing tales of naval warfare such as the 12-book Horatio Hornblower series, depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic wars.

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Cambridge Theatre

The Cambridge Theatre is a West End theatre, on a corner site in Earlham Street facing Seven Dials, in the London Borough of Camden, built in 1929–30 for Bertie Meyer on an "irregular triangular site".

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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.

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Chartism

Chartism was a working-class movement for political reform in Britain that existed from 1838 to 1857.

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City of Vice

City of Vice is a British historical crime drama television series set in Georgian London and was first screened on 14 January 2008 on Channel 4.

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Comyn Ching Triangle

Comyn Ching Triangle is a triangular city block at the Seven Dials junction in Covent Garden, London.

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Covent Garden

Covent Garden is a district in Greater London, on the eastern fringes of the West End, between Charing Cross Road and Drury Lane.

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Dodger (novel)

Dodger is a novel written by Terry Pratchett, set in early Victorian London, and inspired by Charles Dickens' character the Artful Dodger.

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Doric order

The Doric order was one of the three orders of ancient Greek and later Roman architecture; the other two canonical orders were the Ionic and the Corinthian.

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Elizabeth Beverley

Elizabeth Beverley (fl. 1815–30) was a travelling English entertainer and pamphleteer, who sometimes wrote as Mrs.

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Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue (born 24 October 1969) is an Irish-Canadian playwright, literary historian, novelist, and screenwriter.

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Gnomon

A gnomon (from Greek γνώμων, gnōmōn, literally: "one that knows or examines") is the part of a sundial that casts a shadow.

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Great Britain road numbering scheme

The Great Britain road numbering scheme is a numbering scheme used to classify and identify all roads in Great Britain.

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Greenwich Mean Time

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.

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H. G. Wells

Herbert George Wells.

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Iolanthe

Iolanthe; or, The Peer and the Peri is a comic opera with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert.

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James Paine (architect)

James Paine (1717–1789) was an English architect.

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Lovable rogue

The lovable rogue is a fictional stock character, often from a working-class upbringing, who tends to recklessly defy norms and social conventions but who still evokes empathy from the audience or other characters.

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Mary II of England

Mary II (30 April 1662 – 28 December 1694) was Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, co-reigning with her husband and first cousin, King William III and II, from 1689 until her death; popular histories usually refer to their joint reign as that of William and Mary.

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Mobbing

Mobbing, as a sociological term, means bullying of an individual by a group, in any context, such as a family, peer group, school, workplace, neighborhood, community, or online.

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Mr. Midshipman Hornblower

Mr.

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Neal's Yard

Neal's Yard is a small alley in London's Covent Garden between Shorts Gardens and Monmouth Street which opens into a courtyard.

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Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia

Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia (Friederike Charlotte Ulrike Katharina; 7 May 1767 – 6 August 1820) was a Prussian and British princess.

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Pub

A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.

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Regency era

The Regency in Great Britain was a period when King George III was deemed unfit to rule and his son ruled as his proxy as Prince Regent.

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Regency romance

Regency romances are a subgenre of romance novels set during the period of the British Regency (1811–1820) or early 19th century.

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Road junction

A junction is where two or more roads meet.

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Roddy Frame

Roddy Frame (born 29 January 1964) is a Scottish singer-songwriter and musician.

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Rookery (slum)

A "rookery" is a colloquial English term given in the 18th and 19th centuries to a city slum occupied by poor people and frequently also by criminals and prostitutes.

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Samantha Shannon

Samantha Shannon (born 8 November 1991) is a British writer of dystopian and paranormal fiction.

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Shaftesbury Avenue

Shaftesbury Avenue is a major street in the West End of London, named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury.

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Shaftesbury plc

Shaftesbury PLC is a British real estate investment trust which invests exclusively in the heart of London's West End.

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Sketches by Boz

Sketches by "Boz," Illustrative of Every-day Life and Every-day People (commonly known as Sketches by Boz) is a collection of short pieces Charles Dickens originally published in various newspapers and other periodicals between 1833 and 1836.

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Slum

A slum is a highly populated urban residential area consisting mostly of closely packed, decrepit housing units in a situation of deteriorated or incomplete infrastructure, inhabited primarily by impoverished persons.

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St Giles, London

St Giles is a district of London, at the southern tip of the London Borough of Camden.

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Stephen Stills

Stephen Arthur Stills (born January 3, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.

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Stills Alone

Stills Alone is a studio album released in 1991 by American musician Stephen Stills.

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Sundial

A sundial is a device that tells the time of day when there is sunlight by the apparent position of the Sun in the sky.

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Surrey

Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.

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Terry Pratchett

Sir Terence David John Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works.

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The Bone Season

The Bone Season is a supernatural dystopian novel by British writer Samantha Shannon and is her debut novel.

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The Crystal Egg

"The Crystal Egg" is a science fiction short story written by H. G. Wells in 1897.

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The Gentle Touch

The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made by London Weekend Television for ITV which ran from 1980–84.

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The Seven Dials Mystery

The Seven Dials Mystery is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by William Collins & Sons on 24 January 1929 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year.

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Thomas Neale

Thomas Neale (1641–1699) was an English project-manager and politician who was also the first person to hold a position equivalent to postmaster-general of the North American colonies.

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W. S. Gilbert

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 – 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan, which produced fourteen comic operas.

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WC postcode area

The WC (Western Central) postcode area, also known as the London WC postcode area, is a group of postcode districts in central London, England.

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West End of London

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.

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West End theatre

West End theatre is a common term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of "Theatreland" in and near the West End of London.

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Weybridge

Weybridge is a town by the River Wey in the Elmbridge district of Surrey.

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William III of England

William III (Willem; 4 November 1650 – 8 March 1702), also widely known as William of Orange, was sovereign Prince of Orange from birth, Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Gelderland and Overijssel in the Dutch Republic from 1672 and King of England, Ireland and Scotland from 1689 until his death in 1702.

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Worshipful Company of Mercers

The Worshipful Company of Mercers is the premier Livery Company of the City of London and ranks first in the order of precedence of the Companies.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Dials,_London

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