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

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The map shows the rough location of Cardinal Cap Alley, between Lombard Street and Cornhill, as shown on this 18th century map.

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Cardinal's Cap Alley, Bankside, Southwark, between Blackfriars and Southwark Bridges. The place paid rent to the prior of Merton in 1468, and the site and name were still shown in the Ordnance Map of 1877.
---London, Past and Present. H.B. Wheatley, 1891.

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