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Wreaths in London, 30 January 2023

Wreaths placed on the plinth of equestrian statue of King Charles I, south of Trafalgar Square, City of Westminster, following a short ceremony at 11 a.m. on 30 January, the anniversary of his beheading in 1649.

Wreath attached by the King’s Army to the railings outside the Banqueting House, Whitehall, City of Westminster, on 28 January, and flowers placed on pavement following a service of Solemn Mass on 30 January to mark the martyrdom of St Charles, King and Martyr.

Flowers placed at base of statue of  Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square, City of Westminster, marking the anniversary of his assassination on 30 January 1948.

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