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The City of London has a working record of its history stretching back nearly one thousand years. Enjoy a rare opportunity to view treasures held in trust for the nation.

On display 

William Charter, 1067

The City of London’s oldest document, which tells us what happened when William I reached London after the Battle of Hastings.

Assise of Bread, 1284

The production and selling of bread has been regulated for hundreds of years, this medieval custumal has drawings of bakers at work and being punished for selling underweight loaves.


Celebrating the creation of the Peabody Housing Group in 1862 and the extraordinary life of its founder, George Peabody.

William Charter
William Charter, 1067