London In One Day!

Every person wants to travel all around the world! I mean who wouldn\’t. Starting today with the Capital of England\’ London.

Yes, London the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st century city with history stretching back to Romania.

~History of London:

According to Historia Regum Britanniae, by Geoffrey of Monmouth, London was founded by Brutus of Troy about 1000–1100 B.C.E. after he defeated the native giant Gogmagog; the settlement was known as Caer TroiaTroia Nova (Latin for New Troy), which, according to a pseudo-etymology, was corrupted to TrinovantumTrinovantes were the Iron Age tribe who inhabited the area prior to the Romans. Geoffrey provides prehistoric London with a rich array of legendary kings, such as Lud (see also Lludd, from Welsh mythology) who, he claims, renamed the town Caer Ludein, from which London was derived, and was buried at Ludgate.

Some recent discoveries indicate probable very early settlements near the Thames in the London area. In 1993, the remains of a Bronze Age bridge were found on the Thames\’s south foreshore, upstream of Vauxhall Bridge.[1] This bridge either crossed the Thames, or went to a now lost island in the river. Dendrology dated the timbers to between 1750 B.C.E and 1285 B.C.E.[2] In 2001, a further dig found that the timbers were driven vertically into the ground on the south bank of the Thames west of Vauxhall Bridge.[3] In 2010, the foundations of a large timber structure, dated to between 4,800 B.C.E. and 4,500 B.C.E.[4] were found, again on the foreshore south of Vauxhall Bridge.[5] The function of the mesolithic structure is not known. All these structures are on the south bank at a natural crossing point where the River Effra flows into the Thames.<sup id="cite_ref-thamesdis_It_is_thought_that_the_Thames_was_an_important_tribal_boundary,_and_numerous_finds_have_been_made_of_[[spear]]_heads_and_weaponry_from_the_Bronze_and_Iron_Ages_near_the_banks_of_the_Thames_in_the_London_area,_many_of_which_had_clearly_been_used_in_battle.[6]

Archaeologist Leslie Wallace notes that \”Because no LPRIA [Late pre-Roman Iron Age] settlements or significant domestic refuse have been found in London, despite extensive archaeological excavation, arguments for a purely Roman foundation of London are now common and uncontroversial.\”[7]

~What to do in London;
Some famous places are as follows:
If you are heading on to London, there is a place Headington and is a residential suburb home to Brookes University campus, wooded headington hill park.

Going forward, The great London Eye.

Next is the Holy river Thames.
The River Thames, known alternatively in parts as the River Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including London. At 215 miles, it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn.

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