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THE DEATH MARCH OF KING CHARLES THE FIRST

On the last Sunday of January the King's Army gathers in The Mall to remember King Charles The Martyr, beheaded 29th January 1649. Our walk visits Parliament Square, and the vanished Palace of Whitehall, remembering the English Civil War - the war that shaped the United States. We walk in the shadow of King Charles, Queen Henrietta Maria, General Monck and the head of Oliver Cromwell. We finish in Horse Guards for the annual colourful march past of The Kings Army of 1643. Meet 10.30am at the statue of King Charles the Martyr at the bottom of Trafalgar Square. £10 and £8 concs.

HAMMERSMITH BRIDGE

Hammersmith Bridge is the second on the site. Joseph Bazalgette’s 1887 bridge followed William Turney’s suspension bridge which was a prototype of his famous Chain Bridge at Budapest. This free HammersmithLondon walking tour investigates the bridge’s fascinating history and construction. Meet 11.00 Saturday February 7th at the Etcetera statue north exit at Hammersmith Broadway.


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