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The Christening of William Blake
The Wren church where William Blake, radical English poet, painter and engraver, was Christened on Sunday 11th December 1757.
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The Inner Temple
An account of a patch of land between Fleet Street and the Thames. Now occupied residentially by judges and senior lawyers and enclosing the Inner Temple library and nearby Temple Church, the land was originally leased by the Knights Templar in the fourteenth century. Its rose garden was later – according to William Shakespeare – the place where the fifteenth century War of the Roses began.