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A Brief History

The UK capital is reported to date back to earlier than 43 AD, marking the city's conquest by the Romans just north of the famous Thames river. The true beginning of the British metropolis is said to have occurred when the Roman invaders led by Plautius were somewhat slowed down by the presence of the Thames. The river Thames is still to this day the main demarcation line. North and South of the river are two very different entities. Building a bridge to cross this famous river was the monumental beginning of what was later to…