Tag Archives: The Glorious Revolution

William and Mary

The statue of King William III is located at the south gate of Kensington Palace.  It was designed by Heinrich Bauke in 1907.  William of Orange led the invasion of England during the Glorious Revolution that saw the overthrow of … Continue reading

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King James II, and why London stopped feeding pigeons

The statue of James II stands in front of the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square.  He is depicted as a Roman emperor, wearing armour and with a laurel wreath crown–under the pigeon perched on his head.  James II was originally … Continue reading

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