The Story of London
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The Story of London

By Henry B. (Henry Benjamin) Wheatley
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  • The    Story    of    LONDON by  Henry   B.   Wheatley Illustrated   by   W. H. Godfrey K.   Kimball,   H.   Railton  etc.
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I Introduction: Early History of London to the Norman Conquest
  • CHAPTER II The Walled Town and its Streets
  • CHAPTER III Round the Town with Chaucer and the Poets of his Time
  • CHAPTER IV The River and the Bridge
  • CHAPTER V The King’s Palace—The Tower
  • CHAPTER VI Manners
  • CHAPTER VII Health, Disease and Sanitation[125]
    • Hospitals
    • Sanitation
  • CHAPTER VIII The Governors of the City
    • I.—The closing of Temple Bar to the Sovereign.
      • II.—The Mayor’s position in the City.
      • III.—The Mayor’s summons to the Privy Council on the accession of a new Sovereign.
      • IV.—The Mayor s position at the Coronation Banquets.
    • II.—The Mayor’s position in the City.
    • III.—The Mayor’s summons to the Privy Council on the accession of a new Sovereign.
    • IV.—The Mayor s position at the Coronation Banquets.
    • Aldermen
    • Sheriffs.
    • Common Council.
    • Arms of London.
  • CHAPTER IX Officials of the City
  • CHAPTER X Commerce and Trade
  • CHAPTER XI The Church and Education
    • Friars
  • CHAPTER XII London from Mediæval to Modern Times
  • INDEX
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