Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from:
The tablet in Pannier Alley
Pannier Alley takes its name from a stone monument erected on the 6th August 1688. the tablet depicts a small naked boy sitting on a pannier, and bears the inscription, "When you have sought the city round, Yet still this is the highest ground". http://www.oldlondonmaps.com/viewspages/0238.html
"In the 14th century a proclamation was made against the sale of bread in the houses of bakers, and it could only be sold in the king's markets, It was, however, sold on the streets in baskets, or panniers. Panyer Alley was a place where the bakers' boys could always be found and where their wares were eagerly purchased." http://www.kellscraft.com/NooksAndCornersofOldE...
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