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Indeed the river is still flowing but in a tunnel under the street After only a few years of Roman occupation, when the town had no protective walls a local British Queen "Boudicca", from East Anglia, burnt the place to the ground!

The original Roman settlement stretched from The Walbrook river (Cannon Street Station) in the west to the Tower of London (which did not exist) in the east.

The second river is the Fleet just over a quarter of a mile west of the Walbrook which is a much larger river and flows north south under present day Ludgate circus and Farringdon street.

Looking back at the History of England's capital from before the Romans arrived right up to the present day.

Before the Romans arrived some 2000 years ago there is no evidence of London existing as any sort of thriving town or village.

An easy passage by ship down the river Medway and up the Thames.

The Romans used London to bring in all their vital goods from the rest of their empire particularly of course military equipment.

It is possible today to "take a walk" round where the wall was, locating its position via its famous gates which names are still in existence today.

Starting in the west at present day Blackfriars Bridge walk north only about 200 yards to "Ludgate" (now Ludgate circus).

Saxon southern England or Wessex, all areas south of a line through the current M4 and including Kent but excluding Cornwall which remained unconquered and Celtish.

North of the M4 was Mercia which stretched up to the present A5 road and was occupied by Angles (West Anglia).

The remainder of eastern and northern England was ruled by the Danish Vikings.