Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

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Broach Spire

A spire atop a square tower. Broach spires are usually octagonal, and each triangular face of the spire is termed a 'broach'.

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This famous building, on the site of the notorious Newgate Prison, is the site of the Central Criminal Court

24 March, 1603

Death of Elizabeth I

Elizabeth's death at Richmond Palace led to the succession of James VI of Scotland as James I of England

This king was beheaded at Whitehall on 30 January, 1649

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