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First Reading

Rex Gordon  •  Link

Stow's Survey:

Warwicke Lane was in Faringdon Ward Within. "Then is Eldenese lane, which stretcheth north to the high street of Newgate market; the same is now called Warwicke Lane, of an ancient house there built by an Earl of Warwicke, and was since called Warwicke inn. It is in record called a messuage in Eldenese lane, in the parish of St. Sepulchre, the 28th of Henry the VI. Cicille Duchess of Warwicke possessed it." Nearby were Bladder street, so called because of selling bladders there, and Mountgodard street, so called "of the tippling houses there, and the goddards mounting from the tap to the table, from the table to the mouth, and sometimes over the head."

Second Reading

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