Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
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Perhaps as Samuel Pepys drank here he mused on the lines of doggerel written by John Taylor in 1636 about Popes Head taverns (a popular name despite the Protestant Reformation):
This may be the doggerel of Taylor that Glyn was referring to:
The Popes head neere Smithfield Pens Popes head in Moorefields Popes head in Cornhill Popes head in Chancery lane
These Popes heads are no Authors of Debate, Nor Schismaticks, or Troublers of the State: Yet theres good Clarret, and Sack Catholike Will make a Mad man Tame, a Tame man strike.
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