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Lambeth Palace

If ever you're in London and you want to do something out of the usual tourist round, Lambeth Palace is definitely worth a visit. The Manor of Lambeth as it was known, has been home to the Archbishop of Cantebury (the leader of the Church of England) for more than 800 years. It has seen many famous events - the Peasant's Revolt of 1381, the trial of John Wycliffe (who had the courage to translate the Latin bible into English), the Civil War , to name a few. As well as other priceless manuscripts, it also houses The Mac Durnan Gospels, written in scriptorium of Armagh around 890 thereafter belonged to King Athelstan of England, who reigned 924-939. For more, read here.

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