The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:

Open location in Google Maps: 51.515580, -0.120978


L&M describe Great Queen Street, in Covent Garden, as then being “one of the most fashionable quarters of town”.

There is more history, written in 1914, at British History Online.

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Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.