Chapter 3: The Enlightenment

The Royal Chelsea Hospital

The Bridgeman Art Library

The Royal Chelsea Hospital was built in the 1680s on the orders of Charles II as a home for old or injured soldiers. It still serves this purpose today and its residents are called Chelsea Pensioners. It was designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the foremost architect of his age, most famous for St Paul’s Cathedral.


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Age of Enlightenment (Wikipedia)

Enlighternment (Internet Modern History Sourcebook)

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