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Location address: United Kingdom, City of London
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In June 1982, banker Roberto Calvi’s body was found hanging under Blackfriars Bridge. Blackfriars Bridge is assumed to be linked to Freemasonry. And that link is interesting since Roberto Calvi was a member of the lodge P2. He was also the banker of Banco Ambosiana which itself was linked to the Vatican. Enough material for a conspiracy theory. On top of that, his secretary was also found murdered on the same day.
Blackfriars Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge over the River Thames in London, between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Railway Bridge, carrying the A201 road. The north end is near the Inns of Court and Temple Church, along with Blackfriars station. The south end is near the Tate Modern art gallery and the Oxo Tower.
Blackfriars Railway Bridge is a railway bridge crossing the River Thames in London, between Blackfriars Bridge and the Millennium Bridge.
Blackfriars Bridge is named after the Dominican convent that once stood here. Dominicans had black robes, and therefore named the black brothers.
Blackfriar´s bridge is mentioned in Harold Pinter’s play The Homecoming when the character Max suggests that his brother, Sam, would have sex for a few pennies here.
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