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Saint Albans, Hertfordshire, England

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St Albans is the main urban area of the City and District of St Albans in southern Hertfordshire, England, around 22 miles (35 km) north of central London. It was originally named Verlamion by the Ancient British, Catuvellauni tribe. It was the first major town on the old Roman road of Watling Street for travellers heading north and became the Roman city of Verulamium. After the Roman withdrawal, and prior to becoming known as St Albans, the town was called Verlamchester or Wæclingacaester.wikipedia


Saint Albans, Hertfordshire, England

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Saint Albans, Hertfordshire, England


Saint Albans, Hertfordshire, England

South West Front, St Albans Abbey

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During the Wars of the Roses two battles were fought in and around St Albans. The First Battle of...Read MORE...

1539 - The Abbey in St Albans was dissolved on Dec. 5th by King Henry VIII.

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1553 - St Albans - King Edward VI granted a charter to the town by which it became a Borough with a Mayor and Corporation. The King sold the Abbey Church to the town for £400.

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1555 - George Tankerfield Execution
St Albans - George Tankerfield, a protestant Yorkshire baker was brought from London and burnt to...Read MORE...

1643 - The High Sheriff of Hertfordshire Arrested
St Albans - The High Sheriff of Hertfordshire was arrested by Captain Oliver Cromwell after he had...Read MORE...

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Saint Albans, a city and municipal borough of England, in Hertfordhire, 20 miles NW. of London. It...Read MORE...


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