Westminster Abbey

The Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster is an amazing feat of architecture, history and…cramming as many dead people into every nook and cranny as possible. There are more than 3,000 people buried in this massive Gothic church seated next door to the Houses of Parliament in central London. It’s a great place to wander and take in history and pomp assuming you have £18 burning a hole in your pocket.  

But, since they don’t allow photography, most of the pictures I’ve taken there end up something like this:

WestAb1

WestAb2


So, I’ll just list some of the famous folks under the floor here and move on.

Notable Burials

Browning, Robert
Chaucer, Geoffrey
Darwin, Charles
Dickens, Charles
Handel, George Frederic
Hardy, Thomas
Kipling, Rudyard
Newton, Isaac
Olivier, Laurence
Tennyson, Alfred, Lord
Wilberforce, William

…and a whole mess of English/British monarchs and royalty.

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