London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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  • Whitechapel Persuasive Essay

    Whitechapel has historically been the heart of the local community – a key hamlet of the East End which has catered for the changing migrant population for generations. A symbol of the East End’s multi-layered history is the Brick Lane Mosque, which has previously served as a church and a synagogue. Within Whitechapel, many of the historic buildings still form part of the rich urban character, including the heritage churches and synagogues, and the historic shop fronts and hospital on the Whitechapel Road. These have been joined by new landmark buildings, including the East London Mosque, Idea Store and Royal London Hospital. This area has also been a historic centre of philanthropic and community organisations, which have served the changing communities of Whitechapel. The main high street and…

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  • How Did Empress Theodora Impact The World

    Empress Theodora and Elizabeth I impacted their respective empire or kingdom by doing the best the could for their homes . During the time they were alive they were very powerful woman . Empress Theodora helped the woman a lot she changed many rules for they could be equal to men . Elizabeth I was very brave she did not care who you were she was not afraid . She was her own person she did not care what others thought of her she did not care that she had no kids or husband she was married to her…

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  • Tower Of London Research Paper

    There are many iconic landmarks in England. The Big Ben, the London Eye, Stonehenge, and Buckingham Palace are all examples. Although the Tower of London isn’t as well known as Big Ben or the London Eye, it is still very important to England’s history. The Tower of London’s history, structure, and former prisoners have all made it what it is today. There is a lot of history involving the Tower of London. After King Edward of England did not live up to his promise of giving his throne to William,…

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  • King Henry VIII: The Murder Of Anne Boleyn

    accused of many things such as high treason, witchcraft, adultery, and incest. Suspicion arose against King Henry and Jane Seymour, his mistress at the time, both of whom were banqueting on the Thames at the time of Boleyn 's arrest. Pamphlets circulated throughout all of London that mocked the trials against Boleyn and the men and supported the Queen. On May 17,1536 Anne Boleyn 's brother, George Boleyn and the other men who were accused were executed. The keepers of the Tower noted that Boleyn…

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  • Compare And Contrast Empress Theodora And Elizabeth 1

    “Empress Theodora.” and “Elizabeth I.” Essay In the informational articles entitled “Empress Theodora” and “Elizabeth I” The World Almanac and Milton Meltzer discusses that both articles show that Queen Elizabeth and Empress Theodora both impacted their respective kingdoms by making many changes that improved women’s status and that made everyone equal. Their rules still apply to many countries today. The two women are considered a great importance during their time. Elizabeth and Theodora…

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  • Henry Viii Personality

    Confident, fearless and handsome, King Henry VIII had the making of a perfect Disney prince. When the young Tudor was seventeen years old, Saint Thomas More spoke highly of him as he ascended the English throne in 1509 (Graves, 2003, p.1). In his youth, Henry was already well versed in many languages, including French and Latin, and educated in mathematics, medicine, theology and other scholastic domains. His figure was also impressive with a frame of six feet, two inches and an avid sportsman…

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  • Thomas More's Influence On Education

    Thomas More was born in London in 1477 or 1488. Both his parents came from an upwardly mobile merchant 's class. His father, John, became a judge and chose the legal profession for his son. Very little is known of Thomas 's mother, Agnes, who died sometime before 1507. More began his education at St Anthony 's, a leading London school. Then he was sent to serve as a page at Lambeth Palace, the household of John Morton, the archbishop of Canterbury. Morton 's patronage enabled More to spend…

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  • Beechworth Asylum

    . 4) The Tower of London With a history of torture and execution, the Tower of London is regarded as one of the most haunted places in the UK. It was originally built in 1078 by William the Conqueror. One of the most famous ghosts known here is of Anne Boleyn, the wife of King Henry VIII. She was beheaded in 1536, and her headless body has been seen walking the Tower’s corridors and often near the spot of where her life was ended. Another famous sighting here is of two ghost children.…

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  • Rhetorical Ethos In Elizabeth Browning's Pleading Letter To Napoleon III?

    In Elizabeth Browning’s pleading letter to Napoleon III, Elizabeth uses many rhetorical devices in order to convince the Emperor of France to pardon Hugo. She flatters His Majesty Napoleon III in an attempt to win his goodwill. Second, she uses syntax in order to create an intelligent letter. Finally, she thoroughly explains her purposes to Napoleon. Thus using flattery, syntax, and logos, Browning was able to effectively persuade Napoleon III to pardon Hugo,had of course he sent the letter.…

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  • Case Study Of DHN Food Distributors Ltd

    Distributors Ltd. ran a grocery business using the premises of a subsidiary company which was formed to buy a piece of land. The subsidiary company did not have a business of its own and was wholly owned by the parent company, DHN Food Distributors Ltd. Tower Hamlets London Borough Council compusory obtained the subsidiary company’s premises to buld houes causing DHN Food Distributors Ltd. needed to wind up. The subsidiary company was paid for the premises, however Tower Hamlets London Borough…

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