Round 2 ANSWERS

Islington Places Part 1

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6Where in Islington did The Beatles (an English Pop group) perform their Xmas concert (on Xmas Eve 1963)? The name of the venue please.Finsbury Park Astoria (1 pt), later The Rainbow (½ pt))
7Which publication, described as Britain’s first feminist magazine, was published in Clerkenwell Close from 1972?Spare Rib
8Milton Street, EC1 was once the home of “poor writers of weak will and mistaken ambition” and became notorious for scurrilous journalism. What was its previously called?Grub Street
9Which river historically separated Clerkenwell from Holborn?River Fleet
10St Johns Gate, off Clerkenwell Road, was the Tudor entrance to the Priory of St John, the English Headquarters of an international order of warrior-monks who fought in the Crusades. What was the formal name of this order (to distinguish it from approx. 10 other similar orders fighting in the Crusades)?The Knight Hospitallers or The Order of The Hospital of St John of Jerusalem (and later of Rhodes and Malta). Also accept the Sovereign Military Order of the Knights of Malta, its current (Catholic) name. The modern UK version The Most Venerable Order of St John is not acceptable.
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