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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Anna Freud Blue Plaque - Anna Freud 1895-1982 pioneer of child psychoanalysis lived here 1938-1982
Rosalind Franklin, Raymond Gosling, Herbert Wilson, Maurice Wilkins, And 1 Other - R. E. Franklin R. G. Gosling H. R. Wilson M. H. F. Wilkins A. R. Stokes King's College London DNA X-ray diffraction studies 1953
Thomas Hardy Blue Plaque - Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), poet & novelist, lived here 1878-1881.