St Paul's Cathedral: London's skyline Videos

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St Paul's Cathedral: London's skyline

Wren outplayed and outlived his original opponents on the Royal Commission. His cathedral bears more than a passing resemblance to the Great Model rejected more than 30 years before. Historian Andrew Lacey is in no doubt that Wren’s cathedral quickly becomes the iconic symbol of one of the world’s pre-eminent cities.


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