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BY JOHN THOMAS SMITH,

LATE KEEPER OF THE PRINTS AND DRAWINGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM ;
AUTHOR OF "NOLLEKENS AND HIS TIMES,"
AND "A BOOK FOR A RAINY DAY."

EDITED BY CHARLES MACKAY.

SECOND EDITION.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

RICHARD BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.
Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty.

1846.

Lp 4918.41.2

KPF 14087
KPF146 $7 (2)

1906

Phillips gift

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CONTENTS

Whitefriars (Alsatia) Convent first there-Sir Richard Grey-Sh lwell's
"Squire of Alsatia"-Account of Lord Sanquhir, and his tl, and
execution for instigating a Murder-His Confession-Sanctuary in
Whitefriars-Sanctuary abolished-Theatre in Dorset Gardens; per-
formances at-Richardson's House-Mug-house riots in Salisbury
Court-Ballad in praise of the Mug-Chancery Lane-Isaac Walton's
House-Serjeants' Inn-Privileges and Ceremonies of Serjeants-at-
Law-Splendid Entertainment to the Judges-Contest for precedence
between the Lord Mayor and Lord Treasurer-" Serjeants choosing
their pillars"-Cowley's House in Fleet Street-St. Dunstan's in the
West-Statue of Queen Elizabeth there-The celebrated Romaine-
Clifford's Inn-Fetter Lane-" Praise God Barebones"-Fleur-de-

Lys Court - Mrs. Brownrigg's execution for murder - Moravian
Chapel-Destruction of Meeting-house by the Sacheverel rioters-
Conduit in Fleet Street-Queen Anne Boleyn's triumphal procession
through the City-Shoe Lane in the time of Queen Elizabeth-Bishop
of Bangor's Palace-St. Andrew's Church-Chatterton's Grave-Anec-
dote of Dean Swift and Dr. Sacheverel-The learned Whiston-Gun-
powder Alley-Death of Lovelace, the Poet-Lilly, the Astrologer-
Dr. Forman, the Quack-Fortune-tellers.

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The Old College of Physicians-Anecdote of Dr. Garth-Ivy Lane-
Lovell's Court; Richardson wrote some of his works there-Panyer
Alley, the highest spot in the city-Newgate Market-St. Nicholas'
Shambles-Bladder Street-Mount Goddard Street-The Sanctuary
in St. Martins-le-Grand-The Curfew Bell-Rescue of a prisoner, and
flight to the Sanctuary-The Sanctuary broken by the Sheriff of
London, and important consequences detailed-Manufacture here of

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