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Acars, St. Thomas of, history of that religious foundation, 127.
See Mercers Hall.
Alban, St. antient and modern history, description, 300 ;-monuments,
sir John Cheke, 302;-rectors, Dr. William Watts, ib.
Aldersgate described, 379.
Alhallows, Bread street, history and description of the church, 199.-
monuments, 200 ;-rectors, bishop Lyndwood, archbishop Langton,
bishop Horne, Laurence Saunders, Dr. Chedsey, Dr. Fentley, bishop
Alhallows, London Wall, described, 24;-an anchorite resident in the
precinct, account of that sect, 26.
Alleyn, Edward. See Fortune Play.house.
Alphage, St. history and description of the church, 289;-monuments, ib.
Andrew Wardrobe, St. history and description of, 479 ;--monuments,
480;-rectors, Romaine, bishop Merkes, 181.
Anne, St. Aldersgate, history and description of, 302;-monuments, 393.
Blackfriars, its origin and history, 487;--now a burial ground, 486.
Anthony or Antholiu, St. the church of, described, 112;- list of benefac-
tors, 113 ;-monument of sir Charles Knowles, 114.
Apothecaries company. 490.-Hall described, pictures, 490.
Armourers and Braziers company, 44.--Hall, account of, fine pictures
Askew, lady Anne, her sufferings, 329.
Augustin, St. history and description of, 439;--account of the fraternity,
440.-Rector, bishop Fleetwood, 441.
Austin Friars, history of, formerly a religious house, 16;-account of the
order of Augustine's, ib. dissolution of the monastery, and request of the
lord mayor, &c. to preserve the beautiful steeple, not complied with,
19;—the chapel now the Dutch church, monument of eminent persons,
&c. 21. See Winchester house.
Bagnio court, the first bath here in England, 566.
Baker, sir R. the chronologisi, anecdotes of, 110;-his poverty, 111.
Bakewell or Blackwell Hall, 376;—its antient and present state, ib.
Bank of England, history and description of, 96.-Gwynn's remarks on
ib, n.-account of the various oftices and apartments, 89 et seq.
Banking, history of, 81 to 96; -its amazing property, 95.
Barber's Hall described, 308 ;-—ite picture, and portraits, ib.—the the
atre and kitchen, 312;-built by Inigo Jones, ib.
Barber's company, account of, 312.
Barbican, anecdotes of; 338.
Bartholomew the Great, St. origin and anedotes of the priory, 595;-de-
scription of the church and its curious monuments, 596.
Bartholomew's hospital. St. founded by Henry VIII. 58?;-rebuilt by
Gibbs, 583 ;-described, ib. its government, 585;-state of, in 1806.
Bartholomew the Less, St. formerly a chapel to the hospital, 587. ;--de-
scribed, monuments, sir Thomas Bodley, Shirley the traveller, 587.
Bartholomew the Little, St. account of, 4.-nuisances complained of, 9.
Baxter, William, the grammarian, anecdote of, 235.
Baynard's Castle, great power of its antient possessors, 471;-its ford
castellan of London, 472; his charge, ib.-a royal palace, 475;-de-
stroyed by the great fire, 476.
Beaumont's Inn Thames street, account of its different possessors, 457:
Belkerape, sir Robert, his house, 444.
Belle Sauvage, origin of the name, 620.
Bennet, St. Paul's wharf, history and description of, 468; monuments,
469 ;-Brooke, Inigo Jones, buried here, 470.
Bennet Sherehog, St. See St. Osyth.
Bethlem hospital, its history and description, 30;-state of the charity, 32;
-general orders for the patient, 33;- proposed subscription for its re-
Bishops of London, see London, and Paul's, St.
Blackfriars bridge built in honour of the earl of Chatham, 620;-dimen-
sions and description, ib.
--- priory, its history, 481;--parliament held there, 483.-Dis-
solution of the priory, 487;-eminent residents, 489.
Black Hall, Wood street, the house of sir Henry Perey, 416.
Blacksmiths company and hall, 455.
Bodley, sir Thomas, anecdotes of, 589.
Botolph, St. Aldersgate, history and description of, 374; monuments.
Boydell, John, lord mayor of London, for an account of his benesactions
see Guildhall, and Stationers Hall.
Bread street Compter, account of impositions and cruelties there, 184.
Brewers company and hall, 291;-portraits, 292 ;-history of brewing, ij,
Bridgewater square and house, history and description, 336.
Bridolck, Dr. account of, 8.
Broken wharf, account of, 451.
Buckingham house, Bread street, 183.
Bucklesbury, why so called, 110;—some account of its inhabitants, 11},
Budge row, formerly inhabited by furriers and skinners, 111.
Bulkely, bishop, anecdote of, 156.
Bull and Mouth street, origin of the name, 394.
Bulleyn, Dr. a famous physician and botanist, his residence, 320.
Burton, Henry, anecdotes of, 435.
Butchers-hall fane, so called on account of Butchers half there, 567.
Butts, Sir William, anecdotes of, 307.
Carleton, sir Dudley, a resident near Smithfeld, 590.
Carpenters company, 28;-hall, described, 27.- Portraits, 28.
Cartwright, bishop, anecdotes of, 152.
Caslon, William, letter founder, anecdotes of, 325.
Catharine duchess of Suffolk, account of her sufferings, 338.
Cemeteries, history of, 125--136.
Chamber, Dr. anecdotes of, 306.
Charhouse or Charter House, origin of that religious foundation, 559.--
value at its dissolution, 600;-purchased by Mr. Sutton, who converted
it into an hospital and school, ib. its government and regulations,
601;_description of the buildings, pictures, 609;-chapel and mong.
ments; ib.-library, 610.
Charter--House square, its noble inhabitants, 611,
Chatham, earl of. See Grocers Hall.
Chaucer, Geffrey, his supposed birth place, 149.
Cheapside, see West Cheap.
Chertsey, abbots of, their town residence, 455.
Chester, Robert, anecdotes of, 435.
Chiswell street brewery, account of, 328; royal visit, ib.
Christ Church, Newgate street, its history, and description, 568 ; for-
merly the Grey Friars, 569 ;-monuments in the conventual church, 570.
Christ's Hospital, history of its foundation by Edward VI. by means of
bishop Lidley, 572;-the different schools described, 574 ;-pictures
in the hall and court room, 577 ;-government of the hospital, 580.
Christopher le Stocks, St. history of, 76 ;-nearly the whole parish oc-
cupied by the Bank, ib. et seq.-eininent rectors, 80.
Coachmakers hall and company, 382;-history of coaches, 383.
College Hill, why so called, see Whittington.
Cooks company, 331,
Coopers company and hall, 279.
of Physicians, description of, 637 ;-anecdotes of sir J. Cutler,
ib, n.-pictures, 638 ;-history of the college, ib.
Copped Hall, now Skinners hall*; history of, 139.
Cordwainers company and hall, 447 ;-anecdotes of them, 448.
Cornet Stoure, account of, 209.
Coverdale, bishop, monument of, 6.
Cripplegate, account of, 315.
Crispe, sir Nicholas, anecdote of, 187 to 199.
Cromwell earl of Essex, his house described, 13;-oppressive means
used in building that structure, ib. See Drapers Hall.
Curriers hall and company, account of, 315.
Cutlers company, 124 ;-hall, described, 123;
Davenport, vicar of St. Stephen Coleman street, anecdotes of, 47,
Deans of St. Paul's. See Paul's St.
Doctors Commons, history of, 464 ;-different courts described, 465.
Doolittle, rev. Thomas, anecdotes of, 290.
Drapers company, account of, 16.
hall, history and decription of that structure, 13.--Account of
the apartments, and pictures, 14.-Gardens, accident by fire, 15.
Dyers company and hall described, 144.
Elsynge Spittle. See Sion College,
Embroiderers hall and company, 411.
Faith, St. antiently called Ecclesia Sunctia Fidei in Cryptis, 552.
Finbury square, 321;-history of the manor, ib.--contract of the city,
to form it into a square, &c. ib. described, 323.
Fleet Prison, a place of confinement from the reign of Richard I. 622.-
Ditch, formerly a considerable river, 625.
Fortune Play-house, its history, 333.
Founders company, 52.
Fractis Sacci, history of that order, 54.
Frederick's place, antiently the house of sir John Frederick, 235;-after-
wards appropriated for the Excise Office, till its removal ; 236.
Garter place. See Wriothesley.
Gaunt, John of, duke of Lancaster, his tyrannic Behaviour to the citizens,
159 ;-a riot the consequence, ib.--the citizens petition the king, ara
prevented to approach his presence by the duke, 160;-manly beha-
viour of John Philpot wit- that occasion, ib.
Gerard's Inn hall, the mansion of sir John Gisors, 168 ;-Stow's severe
remarks respecting his contemporaries respecting this place, 169.
Giles's St. Cripplegate, history and description of, 353 ;-monuments,
355 to 302;--benefactions, ib.
Giltspur street Compter, account of, 612.
Girdler's hall and company, 286.
Glovers company, 331.
Golden lane brewery, state of the, 331.
Goldsmith, Dr. his residence, 639.
Goldsmiths row, Cheapside, account of, 228.
company and hall, the various apartments, and pictures de-
scribed, 380;-charitable donations, 387;-anciently bankers, 358.
Goodwin, John, vicar of St. Stephen Coleman street, account of, 47.
Gregory, St. history of that structure, and of the Lollards tower, 511,
Grew, Dr. anecdotes of, 311.
Grey Friars, now Christ's Hospital, its history, 567.
Grocers company, anciently called Pepperers, account of, 62, et seq.
eminent members of the company, the great earl of Chatham and
his son William Pitt, 65 ;-charitable donations, &c. 61.
Hall, description of the building, 60 ;-portraits, 61.—Sir John
Cutler, bis penury, ib.
Grub street, the residence of De Foe, Fox the martyrologist, and Speed,
317.-Account of Henry Welby, ib.
Guildhall described, 215; different courts and companies held there,
ib.--history of the hall, 246;-modern alterations, , 248 ;-pictures
in the open hall, ib.-- portraits of the judges with anecdotes, 249-to
259:-Sculptures, Beckford, 208 :-earl of Chatham 209.-Chamber-
lain's office, 262 ;-memorials of great men there, ib. et seq.-Lord
mayor's court, Old Council Chamber, Cominon Council Chamber,
.pictures described, 268 to 274.
· Chapel, an antient collegiate foundation, 276.
Gutter lane, origin of the name, 411.
Haberdashers company, curious account of the, 414;- charities, 416.
Hall described, pictures, 414.
Hare, John, his benefactions, 229.
Henry VI. his palace in the Old Jury, 236.–Stowe's remark on it, ib.
Henstowe, Philip. See Fortune Play house.
Heraid's College, history of the, and description of the heralds at arms,
458; their several offices, 461.
Holborn conduit, anecdotes of, 627.
Holliday yard, antiquities found there, 401.
Honey lane market, the ground formerly occupied by a parish church,
423. See St. Mary Magdalen.
Hudson, Jeffrey, the dwarf, anecdotes of, 566.
Innholders hall and company, some account of, 145.
Ipres Inn, anecdotes of its inhabitants, 158.
Įvy lane, origin of the name, 365.
James, St. Garlick hill, description and history of, 155;-monuments, 156.
Jesus Commons, some account of, 143.
Jewin street, antient!y the Jews' burial ground, 363;--Milton's residence, ib.
Jobn Baptist, St. site of, now a cemetery, 125,--history of those places
of sepulture, ib. et seq.
the Evangelist, St the site now a burial ground, 438.
Zackary, now a burial ground, 335;-monuments there, 380.
Joiners hall and coorpany described, 145.
Kendrick, John, an eminent citizen, his remarkable will, 77.
Knives, R. Matthews, the first Englishman that improred them, 124.
Krion's lane, now Maiden Lane, supposed to be the birth place of Chali-
cer, arguments to prove it, 149, et seq.
Lamb's chapel, history of, 313.
Lauderdale house, the residence of John duke of Lauderdale, 367.
Laurence, St. history and description of, 240.—Sir Geffrey Bullen -
ancestor of queen Elizabeth buried there, 241.
Leland, John, the antiquary, anecdotes of, 410.
Leonard, St. Foster-lane, now a burial ground, 411.
Littlebury, sir William, his donations, 151.
Little Britain, the ancient residence of the dukes of Bretagne, 373.
London diocese, its history and government, 549—;bishops and deans, 550.
London House described, 368 ;-account of its various inhabitants, 369.
yard, account of the Goose and Gridiron, 340.
Institution, account of that establishment, 56.
Lord mayor, his oath, 138, n.
Lothbury, etymology of the name, 48.
Lovel's court, anecdotes of, 565.
Ludgate, constituted a prison for debtors, 616;- enlarged by sir Stephen
Forster, ib. taken down in 1760, 617.
Ludgate prison, account of, 613.
Lutheran church. See Trinity the Less.
Margaret Mons St. a cemetery account of, 450 ;-anecdotes of sir
Richard Dobbs, interred there, ib.