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The Mall

The Mall, or Maglio Gardens were created by Grand Master Lascaris  (ruled 1637-57) as a pallamaglio or Pall-Mall (a croquet court). Lascaris was worried that the young knights when not on board a galley would be spending their not inconsiderable energies in the wrong manner and introduced them to the game of croquet. There was an inscription on the garden wall, reading in English translation:

perish slot, here perish cupid's darts
Knights, on you this place I now bestow.

Here play your games and harden your warriors' hearts
Let not wine, women or dice bring you low.

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Photo below: Old photo, overview over the Mall.

Photo below: One of the many memorials have been placed in The Mall.

Photo below: There is also a lot of attention paid to the green decoration and the possibility to sit.

Photo below: When Napoleon Bonaparte controlled Malta, Malta asked the British to help them. After living under British rules for more than 150 years, Malta is allowed to be full independence from Great Britain on 21st September 1964 (Independence day).

Queen Elizabeth II held the title of Queen of Malta.

The year later Malta became a Republic after amendments were made to the Maltese Constitution (13th December 1974).

Malta's first presidents, Sir Anthony Mamo, replaced the Queen as Head of State.

This "The Mall Floriana" page is part of “The Malta Magazine”.

This magazine is for every resident and visitor to the country of Malta. But is also educational and for anyone interested in Malta.  The Malta Magazine highlights the past and present of specific subjects and/or places of interest with the help of extensive information and photos.

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