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Artist and poet William Blake died #onthisday in 1827. Though he was unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake's expressive 'Pre-Romantic' style has influenced innumerable artists and writers since his death. He's remembered with a memorial in our Crypt.
'Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral' - Robert Louis Stevenson
Alexander Fleming was born #onthisday in 1881. He was studying the influenza virus in 1928 when he discovered that a mould had been growing on his petri dish and had killed the bacteria around it. An estimated 200 million lives have been saved by this 'accidental' discovery!
A delight to see a couple of residents of 221b Baker Street here at the cathedral this evening!
Many thanks to The Doctor for making sure London has remained safe for the past 50 years. #DayoftheDoctor
This great, diverse, ingenious, bold, respectful, resilient, gritty, witty, accepting, proud, charming, beautiful city. This #London .
"The war is over. Our hearts are full to overflowing" #VJDay