"Romans establish settlement in a strategic location on the River Thames, with access to water and Europe."
"The Tower of London is built and becomes the first stone castle in England – this was a place to hold and punish criminals."
"During the First Baron’s War, London was the theater of the rivalry between Prince Louis of France and King John. As Louis withdrew from England, London was central in the development of English, cutting off ties with the French culture."
"Half of London’s population perished during the Black Death, which transformed the city in number of inhabitants and mindsets: Londoner adopted religion with renewed fervour."
"The reformation of the Church had a significant on London, as properties changed hands from the religious to the private, inc luding St James leper hospital that became St James’ Palace for the King."
"As part of the conflict between protestants and catholics, Guy Fawkes attempts to blow the parliament with barrels of explosives, only to be stopped and arrested before."
"The first destroyed nearly 70% of the city’s buildings, including the original St Paul’s cathedral."
"Distinguishable feature of the city, the underground in London was built in 1863."