22 August 2007

The Kings Richard and John were born near here

Filed under: Beaumont Palace, Geotagging, history, Oxford, Photoblogs, signs — Howard @ 12:00 am

King Richard and King John born here

Geotagged (click through to Flickr) to show precise location; on Beaumont Street near the corner with Walton Street, Oxford.

The inscription reads

Near to this site
stood the kings houses
later known as
Beaumont Palace

King Richard I
was born here in 1157
and King John in 1167


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