Palace o Wastmeenster

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The Palace o Wastmeenster in the gloamin, shawin the Victoria Touer (left) an the Knock Touer— kent as "Big Ben" forby— lies on the bank o the River Thames in the hert o Lunnon

The Palace o Wastmeenster, kent as the Hooses o Pairlament or Wastmeenster Palace, in Wastmeenster, Lunnon, is whaur the twa Hooses o the Pairlament o the Unitit Kinrick meet.

In 1605, Guy Fawkes attemptit tae blaw the Palace up. He wis caucht an later kilt. This wis cried the Gunpouder Plot, an is celebrate on 5t November, ilka year.

The oreeginal biggin wis uised as a palace an hame tae the Pairlament o Ingland. Efter a fire in 1834, the biggin wis uised as a Pairlament biggin.

The Pairlament is spleet intae the Hoose o Lords an the Hoose o Commons.

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