London. A brief history. In the 1700s. St. Paul’s Cathedral was built as well as the Bank of Enland and the British Museum. Early in the 1800s.
London wastheheart of thevast British Empire. The riverbankswerecrowdedwithfactories and thepopulationboomedtoaround 6 million. Parts of the city becamemiserableslums, festeringwithdisease.