London’s Bluecoats

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You see them dotted about the place in London – little statues of boys in blue. But what are they? The Bluecoats are indicators of London’s charity schools and date back to the mid-sixteenth century. They wore blue uniforms because blue was the cheapest dye available. See more Bluecoats here.

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