The Burghers of Calais

The Burghers of Calais (HM23RS)

Location: London, England SW1P 3LX Greater London
Country: United Kingdom
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N 51° 29.846', W 0° 7.494'

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These figures known as
The Burghers of Calais
commemorate six citizens of that town
who offered themselves
as hostages to Edward III
after he had vainly besieged their town
for nearly a year in 1317.
The story goes that their lives were spared
on the intercession of Edward's queen
Philippa of Hainault.
HM NumberHM23RS
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 4:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 699560 N 5709063
Decimal Degrees51.49743333, -0.12490000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 29.846', W 0° 7.494'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 29' 50.76" N, 0° 7' 29.64" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Millbank, London England SW1P 3LX, GB
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