Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from:
...the Causeway going down from the Parliament Stairs, since the Beginning of this Parliament, is much decayed and out of Repair, so that the Petitioners cannot with any Conveniency, at a Low Water, land any Fare...From: British History OnlineSource: House of Lords Journal Volume 7: 25 July 1645.URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?com...and then:...Ordered, That the Surveyor of the King's Works shall repair the Causeway at the Parliament Stairs...same source: 31 July 1645. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?com...Date: 05/04/2005
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Parliament Stairs, the landing-place for Old Palace Yard. In the earliest maps the name is Old Palace Bridge.---London, Past and Present. H.B. Wheatley, 1891.
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