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The Axe, in Axe Yard, just off King Street. For some years called "The Axe and Gate" (it being near to the Ceremonial Gate into Westminster: as shown on contemporary maps).

The Axe is referred to as a large brewhouse in a document dating from 1531. It is known to have been still in existence in 1677. Fludyer Street was built over Axe Yard in the 18th Century.

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Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.