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Freemasons’ Tavern and the ‘birth’ of football
This viewpoint explores the role of the Freemasons’ Tavern in the foundation of the Football Association and the so-called ‘birth’ of association football.
Queen’s Club at War
This viewpoint examines the history of one of London’s best known sporting venues during the Second World War through eye-witness accounts.
The Blackfriars Ring
The Ring was one of the hubs of working-class sporting life in London, encapsulating the allegiances and rivalries of sport in the capital.
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Waltham Abbey School
Waltham Abbey was the first official Quaker school for boys, established by George Fox, the founder of Quakerism, in 1668.