In modern London, the criminality and murder rarely ceases and while two teenagers were brutally robbed of their futures, Mayor khan was organising a water party, wasting £300,000 of the taxpayers money; money which should be spent on locking up criminals and bolstering police numbers.
1215King John agreed to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, or Great Charter of English liberties, at Runnymede, near Windsor. The document was the first to be forced onto an English King by a group of his subjects. It was essentially a peace treaty between John and his barons, guaranteed the nobles their feudal privileges and promised to maintain the nation's laws.
It has been interesting over the last few weeks to see a rise in attacks on the English Democrats and on myself and also on anybody who has supported us over our case (to have the High Court Declare that the UK left the EU at the expiry of our Notice on the 29th March).
1381Richard II met leaders of Wat Tyler's Peasants' Revolt on Blackheath. The Tower of London was stormed by rebels who entered without resistance. The revolt later came to be seen as a mark of the beginning of the end of serfdom in medieval England. Although the revolt itself was a failure it increased awareness in the upper classes of the need for the reform of feudalism in England and the appalling misery felt by the lower classes as a result of their enforced near-slavery.
It is not just London that has is seeing a sharp rise in crime. Even the once peaceful Hull is grappling with the rising levels of crime.
In another spectacular find a team of more than 40 archaeological experts – including conservators, finds specialists, ancient timber specialists, and engineers have produced revolutionary new insights into the lavishly furnished wooden chamber and the man buried there.
1625King Charles I of England married Henrietta Maria of France.
While young Londoners are literally bleeding to death on the streets of our capital, Mayor Sadiq Khan is spending an incredible £300,000 on a five-week water festival in knife ravaged East London.