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Eloise Millar   Link to this

Wood Street crops up in Anne Halkett's account of the (future) James II's escape from St James's Palace, during the Civil War. She writes of "having sent for a Wood-street cake (which I knew he loved)". Does anyone know whether "Wood-street cake" was a specific recipe, or whether the street was known for its bakeries?

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