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The Salmon School
In the 17th century, the Salmon school was one of the biggest and most renowned girls’ schools in the London area and the country. The school taught girls from middling and elite families for approximately 40 years.
Palestine Place was the nineteenth-century headquarters of the London Jews Society, an Anglican missionary society that worked to demonstrate the value of Christianity to Jewish populations.
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The Walls of Fortress London
London’s walls may have been built by the Romans, but when the Vikings encountered them in the tenth and eleventh centuries ‘they suffered’, as the anonymous Anglo-Saxon chronicler put it, ‘more harm and injury than they ever imagined that any town-dwellers would do to them’.