London has always had its interesting landmarks but none could be so ghoulish as its regular places of execution. Up until the 19th century, there were certain places where you could be guaranteed to catch a hanging, burning or beheading – should you wish. Unfortunately, many Londoners did wish – as it was viewed as […]

It was previously referred to as Ficket’s Fields and Whetstone’s Park and was considered very dangerous because of the high level of robberies The square may also have been known as Cup and Purse Field Queen Elizabeth I and then James I forbade the building of houses on top of Lincoln’s Inn Fields preserving it […]