Tag: Medieval Urban Studies

The current Lord Mayor of London: Jeffrey Richard de Corban Evans, 4th Baron Mountevans at the Lord Mayor's Show. (cityoflondon.gov.uk)
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The Mayor of London: The First, The Cursed, and the Worst Mayor in London’s History

London is an old city, with over 2,000 years of history under its belt. When did London have its first mayor? Who were some of Londons best loved, most reviled, and scandalous mayors from days gone by? The role of mayor has a long and rich history going back over 800 years to the reign of Richard the Lionheart (1157-1199). We’re hoping back in time to take a look at three of London’s more memorable mayors.