Greenwich
The ensemble of buildings at Greenwich, an outlying district of London, and the park in which they are set, symbolize English artistic and scientific endeavo...
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (brand name Kew) is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. An internationally important bo...
Marianne North
Marianne North (24 October 1830 – 30 August 1890) was a prolific English Victorian biologist and botanical artist, notable for her plant and landscape paintings, her extensive foreign travels, he...
Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic church in the City of Westminster, London, located just to the west of the Palace of West...
Ceremony of the Keys
Ceremonies known as the Ceremony of the Keys are held in at least two locations in the United Kingdom: London, and Edinburgh, as well as Gibraltar.
Probably the best known such ceremony is the one...
Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (30 November 1719 – 8 February 1772) was Princess of Wales between 1736 and 1751, and Dowager Princess of Wales thereafter. She was one of only three Princesse...
Thomas Ford Chipp
Thomas Ford Chipp (1886–1931) was a botanist who became Assistant Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He played an important role in development of the study of ecology in the British Empire.<...
Kingdom of Plants 3D
Kingdom of Plants 3D is a natural history documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough, which explores the world of plants. It was filmed over the course of a year at the Royal Botan...
Westminster Muniments
The Westminster Abbey Muniments is a collection of muniments and manuscripts comprising archives of Westminster Abbey from the tenth century to the present day.
Heralds' Museum
The Heralds' Museum at the Tower of London opened in the old Waterloo Barracks within the Tower in 1981. It was run by the College of Arms Trust. The original idea came from Sir Anthony Wagner, Gart...
Wakehurst Place
Wakehurst Place is a National Trust property located near Ardingly, West Sussex in the High Weald of southern England (grid reference TQ340315), comprising a late 16th-century country house and a mai...
William Aiton
William Aiton (1731 – 2 February 1793) was a Scottish botanist.Aiton was born near Hamilton. Having been regularly trained to the profession of a gardener, he travelled to London in 1754, and became a...
John Patrick Micklethwait Brenan
John Patrick Micklethwait Brenan was a British botanist. He was born on 19 June 1917 in Chislehurst and died on 26 September 1985 at Kew. He is buried at St. Anne's Church, Kew.He received his Master ...
Ernest Arthur Bell
Professor Ernest Arthur Bell CB (1926–2006) was Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew from 1981 to 1988, the first biochemist to be appointed to the post.
Bell was born at Gosforth, Northumbe...
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Sophia Charlotte; 19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818) was the wife of King George III. She was Queen of Great Britain and Ireland from their marriage until the union of ...
Thorney Island (London)
Thorney Island was the eyot (or small island) on the Thames, upstream of mediaeval London, where Westminster Abbey and the Palace of Westminster (commonly known today as the Houses of Parliament) were...
Robert Desmond Meikle
Robert Desmond Meikle (born 18 May 1923 in Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland) is an Irish botanist from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He became most notable for his two-volume work Flora o...
Joseph Banks
Sir Joseph Banks, 1st Baronet, GCB, PRS (24 February [O.S. 13 February] 1743 – 19 June 1820) was an English naturalist, botanist and patron of the natural sciences.Ban...
Shirley Sherwood
Shirley Angela Sherwood OBE is a collector of, and author of books about, botanical illustrations. The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art, opened on 19 April 2008, at Kew Gardens houses her co...
Tom Hoblyn
Tom Hoblyn is a British landscape and garden designer who has been designing award-winning gardens since 2005. He has won five medals, including Gold, at the renowned Chelsea Flower Show as well as t...
Lilian Lenton
Lilian Ida Lenton (5 January 1891 – 28 October 1972) was an English dancer, suffragist, arsonist, and winner of a French Red Cross medal for her service as an Orderly in World War I.
'Lillie' Lent...
Tower Hill
0°04′42″W / 51.5085°N 0.0782°W / 51.5085; -0.0782Tower Hill is an elevated spot northwest of the Tower of London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, just outside the City...
Tower Gateway DLR station
Tower Gateway is a Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station near the Tower of London. It adjoins the tracks to Fenchurch Street railway station and is situated on the site of the former Minories railway ...
Henry VII Chapel
The Henry VII Lady Chapel, now more often known just as the Henry VII Chapel, is a large Lady chapel at the far eastern end of Westminster Abbey, paid for by the will of Henry VII. It is separated fro...
Weddings at Westminster Abbey
A royal wedding is a marriage ceremony involving members of a royal family. Weddings involving senior members of the royal family are often seen as important occasions of state and attract significant...
Anne Turner (murderer)
Mrs Anne Turner (5 January 1576 – 15 November 1615), aka Mistress Anne Turner or Mrs. Anne Turner, was the widow of a respectable London doctor who was hanged at Tyburn for her role in the famous 1613...
Kew Palace
Kew Palace is a British royal palace in Kew Gardens on the banks of the Thames up river from London. There have been at least three palaces at Kew, and two have been known as Kew Palace; the first bui...