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* An exterior view from the River Thames. The public house was originally built in 1520 and known as the Devil's Tavern through its association with thieves and smugglers. Its name was changed to the Prospect of Whitby in 1777.
Tall ships in Charlestown Harbour in Cornwall, England- I love this little harbour if you're ever in Cornwall it's well worth a visit, full of history, It has been used as film location several times including for - Mansfield Park - Moll Flanders - Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland and an episode of Dr Who
Captain William Kidd, the notorious Scottish pirate. Born, probably in Dundee, around the year 1645, Commissioned by King William III to attack pirates in the Indian Ocean, but secretly allowed to attack French merchantmen, Kidd was disowned by the establishment at his trial. Kidd was hanged on Execution Dock, in London's docklands on the banks of The Thames. Kidd became a legendary figure. My Great grandmother was Elizabeth Kidd born 1833... her father Robert Kidd... still looking at…
Prospect of Whitby Pub in London originally known as the Devil's Tavern, this historic public house was once a notorious haunt for smugglers, thieves and pirates. The Prospect of Whitby is considered one of London's oldest pubs, and there has been a tavern on the site since 1520