Londoners rioted during the building of Somerset House because of the cost and behaviour of Lord Protector Somerset

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The truth about Anne of Cleves – fourth wife of Henry VIII

To look at London Bridge now you see….well…..a bridge with traffic on it. But go back three centuries or more and the bridge was full of houses and some illustrious tenants. During the reign of Henry VIII, the court painter Holbein lived there. Two hundred years later, another artist – Hogarth – was a resident. […]