Bronze Plaque № 9294 Photo

Bronze plaque № 9294 - These figures known as  The Burghers of Calais  commemorate six citizens of that town who offered themselves to Edward III after he had vainly besieged their town for nearly a year in 1347.  The story goes that their lives were spared on the intercession of Edward's queen Philippa of Hainault

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Thomas Stothard Black Plaque - Thomas Stothard 1755-1834 painter and illustrator lived here
Blue Plaque № 42488 - 1859-68,  at Victory Place,  The Atlas Dyeworks helped start a world industry under  Simpson, Maule & Nicholson,   who pioneered a family of dazzling Magenta-based dyes; then showing a way to create both families of useful compounds, & new jobs here in science
John Buchan Blue Plaque - John Buchan author & statesman lived in a house on this site from 1912 until 1919

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