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The Bull and Mouth Inn

The Bull and Mouth was an important coaching inn in the 17th through 19th century. This viewpoint focuses on the inn’s importance to the growth of 17th-century London Quakerism.

The Gravel Pit Chapel

The Gravel Pit Chapel was home to a radical religious congregation, now buried in a walled-off graveyard in Hackney.

Palestine Place

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’.