1893 text

Lion Key, Lower Thames Street, where the famous Duchess of Suffolk in the time of Bishop Gardiner’s persecution took boat for the continent. James, Duke of York, also left the country from this same place on the night of April 20th, 1648, when he escaped from St. James’s Palace.

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Terry F   Link to this

Lion Quay = see Lyon's Key, the wharf sixth east of London Bridge and fourth west of Billingsgate on this segment of the 18c map. http://www.motco.com/Map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...

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