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London, Julie

(Julie Peck) singer, actressBirthplace: Santa Rosa, Calif.Born: 1926Died: 2000

Poems: London

by WilliamBlakeThe Little VagabondThe Human AbstractLondon I wandered through each chartered street, Near where the chartered Thames does flow, A mark in every face I meet, Marks…

London, England

London, England Read previews of the events, biographies of famous athletes, Olympic trivia, and more   What's in Store for the London Games Olympic Stadium Photo Source: London 2012…

London Preview

What to expect at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games by Catherine McNiff Olympic StadiumSource: London 2012 Related Links 2012 Summer OlympicsMemorable Olympic MomentsBirth of the…

Brewer's: London

says Francis Crossley, is Luan-dun (Celtic), City of the Moon, and tradition says there was once a temple of Diana (the Moon) where St. Paul's now stands. Greenwich he derives from Grian-…

Jack London

Jack London was an early 20th-century writer closely associated with San Francisco and adventure. His most famous book by far is The Call of the Wild (1903), the story of a peaceful California dog…

Brewer's: Lungs of London

The parks. In a debate, June 30th, 1808, respecting encroachments upon Hyde Park, Mr. Windham said it was the “lungs of London.” Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer…

Brewer's: Tower of London

The architect of this remarkable building was Gundulphus, Bishop of Rochester, who also built or restored Rochester keep, in the time of William I. In the Tower lie buried Anne Boleyn and…

Brewer's: London Stone

The central milliarium (milestone) of Roman London, similar to that in the Forum of Rome. The British high roads radiated from this stone, and it was from this point they were measured.…