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Phil   Link to this

Lived close to the Pepys in Axe Yard: http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/102/

Her son was Laud: http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/536/

language hat   Link to this

Lived in a roomy house near the southwest corner of Axe Yard;
Pepys was attracted to her daughter.

Hhomeboy   Link to this

1746 map and street name index:

Guys, were the configurations of Ax yard and King st. (which ran North-South (?) past Whitehall into London) different in 1660 than they were in this marvelous mid-18th century map?

Because if so, then direction challenged me doesn't see a South-West corner of Ax yard...

http://www.motco.com/Map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...

I've got the index URL in my tool bar, so I switch to the map when Sam describes his London peregrinations & pub crawls:

http://www.motco.com/Map/81002/seriesa-left-fra...

language hat   Link to this

"southwest corner of Axe Yard":
I'm assuming this means the far left end of the street, on the south side.

Bill   Link to this

"Laud the page’s mother’", mentioned on December 7, 1660 http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1660/12/07/ is Mrs. Crisp, according to Wheatley (1896).

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