|St. Paul's Cathedral ca 1830|
One thing we writers of British-set historical romance need to get straight (among hundreds of thousands of other puzzles and pitfalls), is London vs. the City of London. It’s easy enough to learn where the City is, and to spot it on a map of London. On a visit, you can find remnants of the ancient city walls.
But there’s a great deal more to the City than the location. This video explains how it came to be a separate entity, and the surprising powers it wields.
Image: Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, St. Paul’s Cathedral ca 1830
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