"past the Gun Wharf public house"

The Gun is an historic pub in the Docklands, East London. Built in the early eighteenth century, it was once a favourite haunt of Lord Nelson, who lived nearby and used to meet his mistress Emma Hamilton in an upstairs room. Today it is a popular London gastro-pub, admired for its food and historic setting.

Kate William’s book, biography, England’s Mistress: The Infamous Life of Emma Hamilton, is published by Random House.