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Glyn  •  Link

More correctly known as the GREAT JAMES and afterwards as the SHIP TAVERN: proprietor Ascanius Hicks. It is believed by some historians to have been located at 118 Bishopsgate Street and finally demolished to make way for part of the North London Railway in the 19th century.

San Diego Sarah  •  Link

Has anyone else noticed how often Pepys says something like this: "... to the Old James, and there found Sir W. Rider and Mr. Cutler at dinner"? Rider and Cutler must have had shares in the place.

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





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