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About 1 1 36 a major fire destroyed many of the city's wooden houses and St.
Paul's itself. ... When Henry VIII in 1529 began to convert Cardinal Wolsey's York
Place into the royal palace of Whitehall and to build St. James's Palace across
... Los Angeles has become the second most populous city and metropolitan area
(after New York) in the United States. The city sprawls across some 464 square
miles ( 1 ,202 square kilometres) of a broad coastal plain agreeably situated ...
... "row of houses") growth of merchants and craftsmen had grown outside the
walls, along the well-made road to York. But Roman occupation left no
permanent imprint, except to give the modern city its name, derived from
Mamucium ("Place ...
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