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Rex Gordon  •  Link

L&M Note:

"Mr John Cave, one of the Gentlemen of his Majesties Chappell Royall, goeing home to his lodgeing upon the 30th of January about 7 or 8 of the clock in the evening, about the new Exchange, was by one James Elliott, a Scott, run through the body, of which wound he departed this life the 16th of February following 1663 ...": E.F. Rimbault (ed.), "Old Cheque-book," pp. 12, 212. For disputes about who should "take the wall", see L&M Vol I at page 46, note 4.

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