The foundation stone of the new St Paul's Cathedral in London was laid on this day 21st June, 1675. The Cathedral was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and the site faced that of the church destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666
See the home of the Knights Templar. Temple Church was constructed in the 12th century by the Knights Templar – a powerful order of crusading monks made famous by Dan Brown in The Da Vinci Code. The building was originally used for Templar initiation ceremonies, and today, visitors can see marble effigies of medieval knights buried on the grounds.