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Strand (WC2)
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Peter II, Count of Savoy

Suze 1203 - France 1268
1st Earl of Richmond from 1241 until his death and the Count of Savoy from 1263 until his death; built the Savoy Palace in London
(Wikipedia)
Frank Lynn Jenkins
1904

London /  Peter II, Count of Savoy   London /  Peter II, Count of Savoy

Description

Gilded bronze statue above the entrance of the Savoy Hotel.

Annotation

Count Peter of Savoy (d. 1268) was the maternal uncle of Eleanor of Provence, queen-consort of Henry III of England, and came with her to London.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°30'36" W 0°7'14"

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