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

Open location in Google Maps: 51.559355, -0.083090

3 Annotations

First Reading

Cumgranissalis  •  Link

Reason for this, is that most of the tanning [of hydes] took place in Southwark area, rather than in the country aires of Walthamstow.…

David Quidnunc  •  Link

Daniel Defoe was born here in 1660.

His exact birthdate is unknown. He was born "Daniel Foe," the son of James Foe, a butcher.

Log in to post an annotation.

If you don't have an account, then register here.


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